(noun, verb)


1. something that resembles a tapestry in its intricacy

- the tapestry of European history

Definition categories: attribute, complexity, complexness

2. a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery

Similar word(s): tapis

Definition categories: man–made, cloth, fabric, material, textile

3. a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric often with pictorial designs

Similar word(s): arras

Definition categories: man–made, hanging


1. (transitive, intransitive) To decorate with tapestry, or as if with a tapestry.