smocking

noun smock·ing \ ˈsmä-kiŋ \

Definition of smocking

: a decorative embroidery or shirring made by gathering cloth in regularly spaced round tucks

First Known Use of smocking

1888


SMOCKING Defined for English Language Learners

smocking

noun

Definition of smocking for English Language Learners

  • : a type of decoration for clothing that is made of many small folds that are sewn into place


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