embossed embossed  /ɪm ˈbɔst/


  • (adj) embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery



  1. The black Mercedes is embossed with Islamic calligraphy and an image of a boy hurling a stone at a tank.
  2. The most intricate of his 12 designs uses embossed suede, rhinestones and crystals.
  3. In the pastor's study, tall, ruddy-faced Jose Maria Dunphy, 42, tore open the handsomely embossed envelope.


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    A few moments before the beginning of Friday night's American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Adams County, a young girl held up a white sign embossed with purple lettering in the stands at Flinn Stadium in Quincy. ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig


  1. "He was so dear," says Saint. "When I was in my black dress with the red embossed roses for a scene, I was getting coffee in a Styrofoam cup. He said, 'I can't have my leading lady drinking from a Styrofoam cup. Get her coffee in a china cup...
    on Nov 1, 2009 By: Eva Marie Saint Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Sure, ideally, I would like it printed on archival paper and bound in red morocco with gold embossed for a limited edition and signed by the author," Mr. Buckley said.
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Christopher Buckley Source: New York Times

  3. "There is a section with the Medicare renewal form where an individual gives written consent to become a donor and then receives a Medicare card with 'Donor/Donneur' embossed on it," Murphy said. "For those who have yet to renew their...
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Mike Murphy Source: Victoria Star

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