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CROCHET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crochet mean? 

CROCHET (noun)
  The noun CROCHET has 1 sense:

1. needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle

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


CROCHET (verb)
  The verb CROCHET has 2 senses:

1. create by looping or crocheting
2. make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

  Familiarity information: CROCHET used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CROCHET (noun)


Sense 1crochet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

crochet; crocheting

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

needlecraft; needlework (a creation created or assembled by needle and thread)


CROCHET (verb)


Sense 1crochet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Create by looping or crocheting

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

crochet a bedspread

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

create from raw material; create from raw stuff (make from scratch)

Domain category:

handicraft (a craft that requires skillful hands)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "crochet"):

shell stitch (make by shell stitching)

double crochet; double stitch (make by double stitching)

single crochet; single stitch (make by single stitching)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They crochet the cape


Sense 2crochet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

crochet; hook

Context example:

She sat there crocheting all day

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

intertwine; loop (make a loop in)

Domain category:

handicraft (a craft that requires skillful hands)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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