Definition of découpage in English:


Line breaks: dé|coup|age
Pronunciation: /ˌdeɪkuːˈpɑːʒ
, dɪˈkuːpɑːʒ/


[mass noun]
  • The decoration of the surface of an object with paper cut-outs.
    More example sentences
    • It’s best to have a pair of scissors put aside solely for decoupage.
    • Almost any surface can be used for decoupage, but different surfaces will require different treatment.
    • Boxes provide interesting results when done with decoupage.


1960s: French, from découper 'cut out'.

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