Definition of macramé
: a coarse lace or fringe made by knotting threads or cords in a geometrical pattern; also : the art of tying knots in patterns
Examples of macramé in a Sentence
Her hobbies include knitting and macramé.
Recent Examples of macramé from the Web
In addition to cacti and succulents, whimsical macrame dream catchers with pictures of famous couples decorated the space and also held the place cards for the seating arrangements.
Those of us who gave up pantyhose years ago might make this a macrame project on a rainy day – or in another life.
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Origin and Etymology of macramé
French or Italian; French macramé, from Italian macramè, from Turkish makrama napkin, towel, from Arabic miqrama coverlet
First Known Use: 1865See Words from the same year
MACRAMÉ Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of macramé for English Language Learners
: the art of tying knots in string to make decorative things; also : things made in this way
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