[ fahyn-draw ]
See synonyms for: fine-drawn on

verb (used with object),fine-drew, fine-drawn, fine-draw·ing.
  1. Sewing. to sew together so finely that the joining is not noticeable.

  2. to draw out to extreme fineness, tenuity, or subtlety.

Origin of fine-draw

First recorded in 1725–35

Other words from fine-draw

  • fine-drawer, noun

Words Nearby fine-draw Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for fine-draw


verb-draws, -drawing, -drew or -drawn (tr)
  1. to sew together so finely that the join is scarcely noticeable

  2. to carry out the last drawing-out operation on (wire, tube, etc) to reduce its diameter

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