embroideress

[ em-broi-der-is ]
/ ɛmˈbrɔɪ dər ɪs /
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noun

a woman who embroiders.

Nearby words

  1. embrittlement,
  2. embrocate,
  3. embrocation,
  4. embroglio,
  5. embroider,
  6. embroidery,
  7. embroidery needle,
  8. embroil,
  9. embroiled,
  10. embrown

Origin of embroideress

First recorded in 1715–25; embroider + -ess

Usage note

See -ess.

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