|Origin:||enbrouder, from Old French brouder 'to embroider'|
Related topics: Sewing and Knitting
1DLH [intransitive and transitive]
to decorate cloth by sewing a pattern, picture, or words on it with coloured threads
embroider something with something
The dress was embroidered with flowers.
embroider something on something
A colourful design was embroidered on the sleeve of the shirt.
a richly embroidered jacket
to make a story or report of events more interesting or exciting by adding details that are not true [= embellish]