Pronunciation: (kan'dl-wik"),[key] —n. 1. the wick of a candle.
2. Also,can'dle•wick"ing.Textiles. a. Also calledcan'dlewick yarn". loosely twisted yarn, usually of cotton, used for making candlewick fabric.
b. the process of making candlewick fabric.
c. the design made by this process.
—adj. (of a fabric) having small, short bunches of wicking tufted to form a design: a candlewick bedspread of unbleached muslin.