Definition of découpage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdeɪkuːˈpɑːʒ/
Pronunciation: /dɪˈkuːpɑːʒ/


[mass noun]
The art or craft of decorating objects with paper cut-outs.
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'.

Words that rhyme with découpage

décolletage, Lesage, maquillage, paysage, plage, potage, vernissage

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