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Definitions for upholster
ʌpˈhoʊl stər, əˈpoʊl-up·hol·ster

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upholsterverb

    provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers


  1. upholsterverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upholsterverb

    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. Upholsternoun

    a broker

  3. Upholsternoun

    an upholsterer

Editors Contribution

  1. upholster

    To change the fabric or material on furniture to change or improve the furniture.

    We run our own restaurant and had to upholster one of the sofa's rather than buy a new one.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 22, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upholster in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upholster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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