needlepoint

noun nee·dle·point \ ˈnē-dᵊl-ˌpȯint \

Definition of needlepoint

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

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First Known Use of needlepoint

1865


NEEDLEPOINT Defined for English Language Learners

needlepoint

noun

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

noun nee·dle·point \ ˈnē-dᵊl-ˌpȯint \

Definition of needlepoint for Students

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


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