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needlepoint

Saltos de línea: needle|point
Pronunciación: /ˈniːd(ə)lpɔɪnt
 
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Definición de needlepoint en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Closely stitched embroidery worked over canvas.
Example sentences
  • 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.

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Embroider in needlepoint.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with needlepoint

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