Definition of pintuck in English:

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pintuck

Pronunciation: /ˈpinˌtək/

noun

(In sewing) a very narrow ornamental tuck.
Example sentences
  • Shadow work mixed with buckles, buttons on sleeves, texturing, edging, appliqué with distressed edges, crystals on laser work, zardozi, gota, pin-tucks, pleats, smocking, layers.
  • There were elements of transparency in acceptable proportions, in the garments which were interspersed with pin-tucks and pleats.
  • Heirloom sewers love light-weight linen because it shows up all the wonderful shirring, wing-needles work, and pin-tucks that they love.

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Syllabification: pin·tuck

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