Meaning of “sewing” in the English Dictionary

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"sewing" in British English

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sewingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsəʊ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈsoʊ.ɪŋ/

a piece of cloth that is being or needs to be sewn:

She put her sewing down.

C1 the skill or activity of making or repairing clothes or other things made from cloth:

I'm not very good at sewing.

More examples

  • I'm afraid sewing isn't one of my fortes.
  • The magazine covers a broad range of subjects, from sewing to psychology.

(Definition of “sewing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sewing" in American English

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sewingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈsoʊ·ɪŋ/

a piece of cloth that is being or needs to be sewn:

I have some sewing I need to finish.

A sewing circle is a group, usually of women, that meets regularly to sew.

(Definition of “sewing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)