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Definition of "braiding" [braid•ing]

  • Braided embroidery or trim. (noun)
  • Braids considered as a group. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "braiding" in a sentence
  • "The other night one of the little girls (5 years old) tried to begin braiding part of my hair-no such luck but it was entertaining."
  • "Recognition and acknowledgement of unique arts practices of women of color, for example, African hair braiding, which is an art form as well as a hair care practice, and the ancient art of hula and the making of poi which are unique Hawaiian cultural traditions."
  • "When shaping techinques are called for, such as braiding a loaf, photos showing the steps accompany the instructions."