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1. applique

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

Synonyms

  • sewing

Antonyms

  • cast off
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • appliqué (French)

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2. applique

verb. sew on as a decoration.

Synonyms

  • decorate
  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • tailor
  • tailor-make
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • dishonor
  • improperness
  • unseemliness

Etymology

  • appliqué (French)

Example sentences of the word applique


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wipe the back of each applique with a soft cloth to remove dust.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Also, any applique the pattern requires should be applied at this time.

3. Adjective
Stitch reflective ribbon into place over the areas you want to glow in the dark or, for costuming, cut your design pieces from panels of reflective fabric and applique onto your clothing.

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