- an elaborately patterned lacelike webbing made of hand-knotted cord, yarn, or the like, and used for wall decorations, hanging baskets, garments, accessories, etc.
- the technique or art of producing macramé.
- to make or produce using macramé: to macramé a wall hanging.
Origin of macramé
Examples from the Web for macrame
Historical Examples of macrame
Even that macrame, which seems to me more difficult than all the other things I have mentioned, you have entirely mastered.Molly Bawn
Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
- a type of ornamental work made by knotting and weaving coarse thread into a pattern
Word Origin for macramé
1869, from French macramé, from Turkish maqrama "towel, napkin," from Arabic miqramah "embroidered veil."