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Definition of "rickrack" [rick•rack]

  • A flat narrow braid woven in zigzag form, used as a trimming for clothing or curtains. (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 "rickrack" in a sentence
  • "And I remember specifically asking about, "What are the conditions of levees," and hearing at some point early in the afternoon, an initial report that said there may be some overtopping, there may be some loss of the I guess they call it "rickrack" (ph) or something on top of the levees -- but no substantial levee breach."
  • "Sweaty, hermetically sealed Caspers would slouch in the school Halloween parade alongside the elaborate angels or gypsies or cowboys with rickrack stitching."
  • "I also glued on rickrack or ribbon, and on others I used stickers."