Definition of deboss in English:

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Pronunciation: /dēˈbäs/


[with object] (usually as adjective debossed)
1Stamp (a design) into the surface of an object so that it is indented: debossed awareness bracelets
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  • The final jewel in the crown is the metal dink snapped into the centre hole with the legend 'SNAP-IT Kay Music Co. N.Y.-N.Y.' debossed into it.
  • Filled with the sumptuous detail Christensen is renowned for, and made even more vivid by the gold trim and debossed image of our exclusive Cameo Collection styling, you could say this lovable royal is a real bird-brain.
  • With our custom silicone dog tags you can have your logos or text debossed into the surface.
1.1Stamp a design into the surface of (an object): the shoulders of the lemon-yellow bottle are debossed with lemons
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  • Debossed wristbands are produced by creation of a mold that resembles the shape of the wristband.
  • This special print edition is accompanied by a hand-drawn remarque on separate debossed, archival paper with a deckled edge.
  • The pictures will be offered in limited-edition runs of 695 per print, each debossed with the Tournament of Roses logo.



Example sentences
  • As no ink or ribbon is used, debossers are extremely economical to run.
  • This item is an older version of the type of Debosser that was used by the Military.
  • The operator simply inserts a carton and the debosser does the rest.


1930s: from de- and emboss.

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Syllabification: de·boss

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