string·​ing | \ ˈstriŋ-iŋ How to pronounce stringing (audio) \

Definition of stringing

1 : lines of inlay in furniture decoration
2 : the material with which a racket is strung

Examples of stringing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Popcorn stringing was also a craft featured in the Banta house. Elizabeth Owens-schiele,, 20 Dec. 2021 Hosting an average of 300 patrons a day, the Racquet Center features 26 Har Tru courts, tennis clinics, junior programs, ball machines, lessons from USPTA pros, 24-hour stringing and night play. Gary Curreri,, 14 Oct. 2021 The team is working hard on playing a clean game and stringing hits together with the hope to win every inning. oregonlive, 6 May 2021 On the bottom limb, make an extra set of grooves for the bow stringer, a separate string used to bend the bow for stringing. Andrew Del-colle, Popular Mechanics, 16 Aug. 2020 Doll stringing will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donation is $6 for adults; free for children younger than 12 with adult. San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Sep. 2019 They were also charged with stringing along some timeshare owners along with additional false claims, and often convinced them to pay for additional closing costs or other fees. Paul Brinkmann,, 7 May 2018 Jim Phelan Twenty minutes into Tuesday’s climb, Phelan got to the top of the pole and started repairing pulleys, re-stringing ropes and tightening the wobbly brass ball with a wrench. Sarah Gish, kansascity, 20 Dec. 2017 Tankersley remembers a few years ago when Rafael Nadal dropped off his rackets and then walked into the stringing room. USA TODAY, 1 Sep. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'stringing.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of stringing

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About stringing

Time Traveler for stringing

Time Traveler

The first known use of stringing was in 1812

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near stringing



string insulator

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for stringing

Last Updated

28 Dec 2021

Cite this Entry

“Stringing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!