Definition of decoupage in English:


Syllabification: de·cou·page
Pronunciation: /ˌdāko͞oˈpäZH


  • The decoration of a surface with applied paper cut-outs, often finished with varnish or lacquer.
    More example sentences
    • It’s best to have a pair of scissors put aside solely for decoupage.
    • Almost any surface can be used for decoupage, but different surfaces will require different treatment.
    • Boxes provide interesting results when done with decoupage.


1960s: French, from découper 'cut out'.

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