Definition of emblazon in English:

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Pronunciation: /əmˈblāzn/


[with object]
1Conspicuously inscribe or display (a design) on something: T-shirts emblazoned with the names of baseball teams
More example sentences
  • Both were emblazoned with an intricate design.
  • And the design wouldn't be emblazoned with that common look.
  • Our new building will be emblazoned with our logo, so they'll know now.
adorn, decorate, ornament, embellish;
1.1Depict (a heraldic device): the cardinal’s coat of arms is emblazoned on the door panel
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  • Devices were emblazoned on coaches, and also in the home.
  • Large numbers of standards, banners, streamers, and other heraldic devices emblazoned with Spanish and English regalia were commissioned for the occasion, and the public celebrations were lavish and a spectacular success.
  • The Archipelago's coat of arms was emblazoned upon the main entrance below a legend which read ‘Welcome to Skybury.’
display, depict, show
1.2 archaic Celebrate or extol publicly: their success was emblazoned



Example sentences
  • This is shown by its serving the hierarchies of many disparate cultures in their heraldry, emblazonments, and their signals of rank and allegiance.
  • It occurs to me that I never shared with the group the new emblazonment of my arms that I completed.
  • He was known for his heraldic painting, more especially for his emblazonment of the lord mayor's state-coach.

Words that rhyme with emblazon

blazon, brazen, liaison, raisin

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Syllabification: em·bla·zon

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