Adjective "mending" definition and examples

(Mending may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈmɛndɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

noun

Things to be repaired by sewing or darning.
  1. 'Elli trounced out, and Melida called after her, ‘Don't forget the mending!’'
  2. 'Her mother looked up as if startled, then shook her head and returned her attention back to her mending.'
  3. 'I would so rather pay someone to (for example) finish all the mending in my sewing pile than worry about never ticking it off my list!'
  4. 'I was growing up to learn that sitting stretched out on a bed with somebody else's mending was really for people who have no ambition and no plans.'
  5. 'She glared at Glint, who was crossing the deck with an armload of mending, causing the semi-innocent lass to hurry off guiltily.'
  6. 'Burginde was alone, sitting on her stool over some mending.'

More definitions

1. the act of a person or thing that mends.

2. articles, especially clothes, to be mended: Grandmother always kept her mending in this wicker basket.

More examples(as adjective)

"toys can be mending."

"fractures can be mending."

"covers can be mending."