Definition of whipstitch in English:

whipstitch

noun

  • An overcast stitch.

    • ‘Secure the facing to the twill tape with small, close whipstitches.’
    • ‘A whipstitch of alternating 2-and 4mm bites was applied to each edge of the tendon.’
    • ‘Using a simple whipstitch, and catching just the centers or the hidden layers of the ribbon, stitch the ribbon flowers over the green leaf trim at the lace upper edge.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Sew (something) with overcast stitches.

    • ‘Cross the tape ends under the hook, then pin and whipstitch them to the garment.’

Pronunciation

whipstitch

/ˈwɪpstɪtʃ/