sewing

noun sew·ing \ ˈsō-iŋ \
|Updated on: 21 Jul 2018

Definition of sewing

1 : the act, method, or occupation of one that sews
2 : material that has been or is to be sewed

Examples of sewing in a Sentence

  1. She left her sewing in the living room.

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First Known Use of sewing

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SEWING Defined for English Language Learners

sewing

Definition of sewing for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of using a needle and thread to make or repair something (such as a piece of clothing)

  • : things that are used for sewing or that are being sewn


SEWING Defined for Kids

sewing

noun sew·ing \ ˈsō-iŋ \

Definition of sewing for Students

1 : the act, method, or occupation of someone or something that works with needle and thread
2 : material being or to be worked with needle and thread


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