Synonyms of purl


1. purl, thread, yarn

usage: gold or silver wire thread

2. purl, purl stitch, knitting stitch

usage: a basic knitting stitch


1. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl, run, flow, feed, course

usage: flow in a circular current, of liquids

2. sough, purl, make noise, resound, noise

usage: make a murmuring sound; "the water was purling"

3. purl, knit

usage: knit with a purl stitch

4. purl, embroider, broider

usage: edge or border with gold or silver embroidery

5. purl, embroider, broider

usage: embroider with gold or silver thread

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Definition and meaning of purl (Dictionary)