Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of upholster.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • A fetid stench upholsters the block, sharpening as we move upstairs.

    'Writing On The Edge' Excerpt: Paradise Lost For Armenian Refugees

  • In "Couch for a Long Time" (2009), Ms. Jackson Hutchins upholsters a sofa in newspapers and weights its cushions with ceramic forms.

    Highlights from the Whitney Biennial

  • But then I remembered an advertiser on America who re-upholsters, and I thought, well, it's good to support progressive advertisers, especially in these bad times.

    On the Cusp of Change, and Going with What You've Got

  • At the same time, the almost constant decoration of the otherwise stately harmonic rhythm produces a continually dancing surface that upholsters a solid frame.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Dior used to put his of-course-very-thin models in waist cinchers and then pad their hips and busts to get that impossible New Look hourglass, leading Coco Chanel to say "Dior doesn't dress women, he upholsters them."

    An Interesting Failure - A Dress A Day

  • All such plants will presently be turning out products spun from American-grown hemp: twine of various kinds for tying and upholsters work; rope for marine rigging and towing; for hay forks, derricks, and heavy duty tackle; light duty fire hose; thread for shoes for millions of American soldiers; and parachute webbing for our paratroopers.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • With gorgeous tapestry cut from these crimson petals, the clever "drapery bee" (_Apis papaveris_) upholsters the walls of her solitary cell.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • One after another, they gather up the thick carpet of white powder that upholsters the ground and send it broadcast over our shoulders!

    Under Fire: the story of a squad

  • I saw at once she was of the type who considers her church a "home from home"; who dresses her house as if it were a person, and upholsters herself as if she were a sofa.

    Set in Silver

  • It knows how soft the pupa's flesh will be and upholsters the bedroom with velvet.

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.