sewing needle

  1. Northern U.S. a dragonfly.

regional variation note For sewing needle

See dragonfly.

Words Nearby sewing needle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sewing needle in a sentence

  • Levi-Montalcini didn’t mention her home, or the sewing needle that she had used for microsurgery.

    A Lab of Her Own - Issue 108: Change | Bob Goldstein | December 1, 2021 | Nautilus
  • Highlights from the kit include a unique shaped golden scissors, assortment of sewing needles, 24 colors of sewing thread, seam ripper, buttons, thimble, measuring tape and more.

  • A sewing-needle, first softened and flattened into a blade, then retempered and sharpened, gives me a most delicate scalpel.

    More Hunting Wasps | J. Henri Fabre
  • There was once upon a time a darning needle, that imagined itself so fine, that at last it fancied it was a sewing-needle.

    A Christmas Greeting | Hans Christian Andersen
  • To make it, take a rather large size of sewing needle—the kind known as a milliner's needle is about the best.