Definition of needlepoint in English:

needlepoint

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Pronunciation: /ˈniːd(ə)lpɔɪnt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1Closely stitched embroidery worked over canvas.
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    • The stitchers display dazzling skill and finesse, creating textured surfaces of petit point, needlepoint, beading, embroidery, appliqué, smocking and macramé.
    • So, that crossed out needlepoint, knitting and embroidery, as well.
    • But she did beautiful needlepoint and embroidery when she actually sat down to work on it.
  • 2 (also needlepoint lace) Lace made by hand using a needle rather than bobbins.

verb

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  • Embroider in needlepoint.
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    • I imagine a sort of holding area for souls, not unlike the D.M.V. My mother, in her surgical gown, needlepointing, waiting for her number to be called.
    • Despite all the creative threads being spun, pulling together this site had the potential to be as awkward as needlepointing a three-piece suit.
    • An antique chair that was needlepointed by duPont raised $15,000 at the inaugural Thoroughbred Charities Auction held in the Moelis's living room.

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