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stitch

stitch

 
pronunciation:
stIch
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
in stitches
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one movement of a threaded needle through cloth or other material being sewn.
definition 2: a single loop of thread or yarn drawn through cloth or other material.
definition 3: a particular method or manner of stitching.
a cable stitch
definition 4: a sudden, sharp muscle pain, usu. in one's side.
definition 5: the smallest or least little bit.
He didn't have a stitch of clothing on!
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phrase: in stitches
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stitched, stitches, stitching
definition: to fasten, or join with stitches; sew.
similar words:
needle, piece, tailor
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make stitches; sew.
similar words:
tailor
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derivation: stitcher (n.)
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