• (GA) IPA: /ɪmˈbɹɔɪdɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪmˈbɹɔɪdə/

embroider (embroiders, present participle embroidering; past and past participle embroidered)

  1. To stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread of various colours.
  2. (figuratively) To add imaginary detail to a narrative to make it more interesting or acceptable.
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