upholster

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verb up·hol·ster \(ˌ)əp-ˈhōl-stər, (ˌ)ə-ˈpōl-\

Definition of upholster

upholstered

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upholstering

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  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to furnish with or as if with upholstery

upholsterer

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Examples of upholster in a sentence

  1. The couch was upholstered with a bright, floral fabric.

Origin and Etymology of upholster

back-formation from upholstery


First Known Use: 1849


UPHOLSTER Defined for English Language Learners

upholster

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verb up·hol·ster \(ˌ)əp-ˈhōl-stər, (ˌ)ə-ˈpōl-\

Definition of upholster for English Language Learners

  • : to put a covering of cloth, leather, etc., on (a piece of furniture, such as a couch or chair)


UPHOLSTER Defined for Kids

upholster

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verb up·hol·ster \ˌəp-ˈhōl-stər\

Definition of upholster for Students

upholstered

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upholstering

  1. :  to provide with or as if with upholstery

upholsterer

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