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stitch
British English: /stɪtʃ/
American English: /stɪtʃ/

Translation of stitch in French:

noun

  • 1 (in sewing, embroidery)
    (single loop in knitting, crochet)
    (style of knitting, crochet)
    to drop a stitch
    lâcher une maille
    embroidery/knitting stitch
    point de broderie/tricot
    30 different stitches
    30 sortes de points différents
  • 2 (Medicine) to have stitches
    se faire recoudre
    I had stitches
    on m'a recousu
    she had 10 stitches
    on lui a fait 10 points de suture
    in, to à
    he needs stitches (in his head)
    il faut lui faire des points de suture (à la tête)
    to have one's stitches out
    se faire retirer les fils
  • 4
    [informal]
    (American English) to be a stitch
    (person, film etc)
    être tordant
    (informal)

transitive verb

  • 1
    to, onto à
    hand-stitched
    cousu à la main
    machine-stitched
    piqué à la machine
  • 2 (Medicine)
    (wound, face)
    to have a cut stitched
    se faire recoudre une coupure

Idioms

a stitch in time saves nine

un point à temps en vaut cent

[informal]
to be in stitches

rire aux larmes

[informal]
to have somebody in stitches

faire rire aux larmes quelqu'un

to not have a stitch on

être tout nu/toute nue

I haven't got a stitch to wear

je n'ai rien à me mettre

Phrasal verbs

stitch down

stitch [something] down, stitch down [something]
fixer [quelque chose] avec des points de couture

stitch together

stitch [something] together [literal]
(garment)
[figurative]
assembler rapidement
(coalition, package)
concocter rapidement
(compromise, proposal)

stitch up

1 stitch up [something], stitch [something] up [literal]
(hem, seam, wound, hand)
2 stitch up [somebody], stitch [somebody] up (informal) (British English) [figurative]
monter un coup contre quelqu'un
(informal)

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