Translation of embroider in Spanish:

embroider

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbrɔɪdər; ɪmˈbrɔɪdə(r)/

vt

  • 1.1 [cloth/design/initials] bordar embroidered in gold thread bordado con hilos de oro
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    • Rich, embroidered fabrics such as velvets add class and warmth, and embellishment is definitely in.
    • The other woman, Grace, is wearing a long coat patched together out of sky-blue velvet and emerald silk and ivory lace and embroidered upholstery fabric.
    • Featuring a variety of household goods at affordable prices, the high end range includes complex patchwork and embroidered linen.
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    • In later centuries, ladies would compete with each other to embroider beautiful designs on the balls, using silk threads.
    • She had said nothing, only went back to embroidering a design.
    • I began to embroider an intricate design of Sweden's mountains during sunrise.
    1.2 [story] adornar
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    • He has the ability to make the art of storytelling appear easy, and his films often feel like delicate anecdotes, embroidered with quirky detail and recalled with warm affection.
    • Many of my stories were embroidered, exaggerated or wholly invented.
    • One such narrative, based on truth but embroidered with details highlighting the message, is the tale of Simpson and his donkey.
    1.3
    (embroidered past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [sheet/dress] bordado

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