patchwork

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

patchwork (plural patchworks)

  1. A work, such as a blanket, composed of many different colors and shapes, sewn together to make an interesting whole.
  2. Any kind of creation that utilizes many different aspects to create one, whole piece.
    • Bill took all of his poetry and put it together in a folder. It made up a patchwork of his life.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

patchwork (third-person singular simple present patchworks, present participle patchworking, simple past and past participle patchworked)

  1. To create a patchwork from pieces of fabric
  2. To assemble from a variety of sources; to cobble together

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English

Noun[edit]

patchwork m (invariable)

  1. patchwork (all senses)