rickrack

noun
rick·​rack | \ ˈrik-ˌrak How to pronounce rickrack (audio) \
variants: or ricrac

Definition of rickrack

: a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing

Examples of rickrack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wrap ball with ribbon or rickrack, pinning ends to ball. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of rickrack

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rickrack

reduplication of rack entry 2

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“Rickrack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rickrack. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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rickrack

noun
rick·​rack
variants: or ricrac \ ˈrik-​ˌrak \

Kids Definition of rickrack

: a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing

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