verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of embroider
Related formsem·broi·der·er, nouno·ver·em·broi·der, verb (used with object)un·em·broi·dered, adjective
Examples from the Web for embroider
He does not feel the need to embroider every note with a facial expression or a flick of the wrist.
It also takes years of training to be able to sew, embroider, bead, and otherwise embellish these clothes.Chanel, Armani, and Givenchy Present Their Haute-Couture Collections in Paris|Robin Givhan|July 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When Christian tries to speak for himself and says "I love you," Roxane instructs him to "Embroider it."
The question almost occurs: with what can one not embroider?Art in Needlework|Lewis F. Day
Marushka learned to embroider, to sew, to mend, to clean the floors and to cook.Our Little Hungarian Cousin|Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
Maud did embroider a banner once for her brother; it is in the hail.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli
She intended to embroider a broad blue riband with this legend: "To my little son."The Soul of Susan Yellam|Horace Annesley Vachell
She tried to embroider, as she sat alone and waited for something to happen, but her nerveless fingers would not hold the needle.Mary Louise Solves a Mystery|L. Frank Baum