Meaning of embroider
Pronunciation: (em-broi'dur), [key]
- to decorate with ornamental needlework.
- to produce or form in needlework.
- to adorn or embellish rhetorically, esp. with ornate language or fictitious details: He embroidered the account of the shipwreck to hold his listeners' interest.
- to do embroidery.
- to add embellishments; exaggerate (often fol. by on or upon).
- embroider (Thesaurus)