[ spahy-der-web ]
/ ˈspaɪ dərˌwɛb /

verb (used with object), spi·der·webbed, spi·der·web·bing.

to cover with a spider web or fine lines resembling a spider web.

Origin of spiderweb

First recorded in 1890–95; v. use of spider web

Definition for spiderweb (2 of 2)

spider web

or spider's web


the web that is spun by a spider, made of interlaced threads of viscous fluid that harden on exposure to air.

Origin of spider web

First recorded in 1525–35
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