Definition of sewing in English:

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sewing

Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
1The action or activity of sewing: the machine will save hours of hard sewing
More example sentences
  • She did a lot of knitting and sewing, volunteered in her church, and sang in the choir.
  • Charity, on the other hand, was far superior at stitching and all manner of sewing.
  • Australia is the world center of sewing and crafts, so we should be able to get some good thread from them.
1.1Work that is to be or is being sewn: she put down her sewing
More example sentences
  • I picked up my sewing and began to stitch quickly.
  • Leslie smiled and turned back to her sewing, moving what looked like a shirt sleeve along the jabbing threaded needle.
  • I put down my sewing and go in and shut it off for him.
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