reembroider

verb
re·​em·​broi·​der | \ ˌrē-əm-ˈbrȯi-dər How to pronounce reembroider (audio) \
reembroidered; reembroidering; reembroiders

Definition of reembroider

transitive verb

: to outline a design (as on lace) with embroidery stitching

Examples of reembroider in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web French-net gown reembroidered with organza flowers by Legends by Romona Keveža, $5,800 at 1 Rockefeller Plz., nr. Lauren Levy, The Cut, "The Everything Guide to Staying Cool at a Summer Wedding," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of reembroider

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Reembroider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reembroider. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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