Definitions for upholsterʌpˈhoʊl stər, əˈpoʊl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•hol•sterʌpˈhoʊl stər, əˈpoʊl-(v.t.)-stered, -ster•ing.

  1. to provide (chairs, sofas, etc.) with coverings, cushions, stuffing, springs, etc.

    Category: Furniture

Origin of upholster:

1850–55, Amer.; back formation from upholsterer


Princeton's WordNet

  1. upholster(verb)

    provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers


  1. upholster(Verb)

    To fit padding, stuffing, springs, webbing and fabric covering to furniture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upholster(verb)

    to furnish (rooms, carriages, bedsteads, chairs, etc.) with hangings, coverings, cushions, etc.; to adorn with furnishings in cloth, velvet, silk, etc.; as, to upholster a couch; to upholster a room with curtains

  2. Upholster(noun)

    a broker

  3. Upholster(noun)

    an upholsterer

Translations for upholster

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to fit (seats) with springs, stuffing, covers etc

He upholstered the chair.

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