[kroh-shey; British kroh-shey, -shee] /kroʊˈʃeɪ; British ˈkroʊ ʃeɪ, -ʃi/
needlework done with a needle having a small hook at one end for drawing the thread or yarn through intertwined loops.
verb (used with or without object), crocheted
[kroh-sheyd; British kroh-sheyd, -sheed] /kroʊˈʃeɪd; British ˈkroʊ ʃeɪd, -ʃid/ (Show IPA), crocheting
[kroh-shey-ing; British kroh-shey-ing, -shee-ing] /kroʊˈʃeɪ ɪŋ; British ˈkroʊ ʃeɪ ɪŋ, -ʃi ɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
to form by crochet.
verb -chets (-ʃeɪz; -ʃɪz), -cheting (-ʃeɪɪŋ; -ʃɪɪŋ), -cheted (-ʃeɪd; -ʃɪd)
to make (a piece of needlework, a garment, etc) by looping and intertwining thread with a hooked needle (crochet hook)
work made by crocheting
(architect) another name for crocket
(zoology) a hooklike structure of insect larvae that aids locomotion
1840, from French crochet (12c.), diminutive of croc “hook,” from Old Norse krokr “hook” (see crook). So called for the hooked needle used.
1858, from crochet (n.). Related: Crocheted; crocheting.
[krahy-noid, krin-oid] /ˈkraɪ nɔɪd, ˈkrɪn ɔɪd/ noun 1. any echinoderm of the class Crinoidea, having a cup-shaped body to which are attached branched, radiating arms, comprising the sea lilies, feather stars, and various fossil forms. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the Crinoidea. 3. . /ˈkraɪnɔɪd; ˈkrɪn-/ noun 1. any primitive echinoderm of the class […]
[krahy-nuh-jen-ik, krin-uh-] /ˌkraɪ nəˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌkrɪn ə-/ adjective 1. stimulating secretion. crinogenic crin·o·gen·ic (krĭn’ə-jěn’ĭk) adj. Stimulating a gland to increased function; causing secretion.
/ˈkrɪŋkəmˈkræŋkəm/ noun 1. a fanciful name for any object that is full of twists and turns
[kring-klee] /ˈkrɪŋ kli/ adjective, crinklier, crinkliest. 1. having . 2. making a rustling noise. /ˈkrɪŋklɪ/ adjective 1. wrinkled; crinkled noun (pl) -lies 2. (slang) an old person