Meaning of embroidery
Pronunciation: (em-broi'du-rē, -drē), [key]
— pl. -der•ies.
- the art of working raised and ornamental designs in threads of silk, cotton, gold, silver, or other material, upon any woven fabric, leather, paper, etc., with a needle.
- embroidered work or ornamentation.
- elaboration or embellishment, as in telling a story.
- embroidery (Thesaurus)