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APPLIQUE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does applique mean? 

APPLIQUE (noun)
  The noun APPLIQUE has 1 sense:

1. a decorative design made of one material sewn over another

  Familiarity information: APPLIQUE used as a noun is very rare.


APPLIQUE (verb)
  The verb APPLIQUE has 1 sense:

1. sew on as a decoration

  Familiarity information: APPLIQUE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APPLIQUE (noun)


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Meaning:

A decorative design made of one material sewn over another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("applique" is a kind of...):

sewing; stitchery (needlework on which you are working with needle and thread)


APPLIQUE (verb)


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Meaning:

Sew on as a decoration

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "applique" is one way to...):

adorn; beautify; decorate; embellish; grace; ornament (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.)

"Applique" entails doing...:

sew; tailor; tailor-make (create (clothes) with cloth)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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