needlepoint

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noun nee·dle·point \-ˌpȯint\

Definition of needlepoint

  1. 1 :  lace worked with a needle over a paper pattern

  2. 2 :  embroidery done on canvas usually in simple even stitches across counted threads

needlepoint

adjective

Examples of needlepoint in a sentence

  1. She sold her needlepoint at the arts and crafts fair.

  2. Her hobbies include knitting and needlepoint.

1865

First Known Use of needlepoint

1865


NEEDLEPOINT Defined for English Language Learners

needlepoint

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noun nee·dle·point \-ˌpȯint\

Definition of needlepoint for English Language Learners

  • : designs made by covering a piece of cloth with small stitches

  • : the activity or art of making needlepoint


NEEDLEPOINT Defined for Kids

needlepoint

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noun nee·dle·point \ˈnē-dəl-ˌpȯint\

Definition of needlepoint for Students

  1. :  embroidery done on canvas usually in simple even stitches across counted threads


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