Definition of bedizened in English:

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bedizened

Pronunciation: /bəˈdīzənd/

adjective

literary
Dressed up or decorated gaudily: a dress bedizened with resplendent military medals
More example sentences
  • The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet and bedizened with gold and jewels and pearls.
  • The sparkling, bedizened, colourful Khan army had started marching nonetheless, spears and scimitars held high, saluting the sun.
  • The spiritual heart of a Vegas Christmas is the perfectly cone-shaped, 60-foot synthetic tree in front of Caesars Palace, bedizened with 216,510 lights.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from be- (as an intensifier) + obsolete dizen 'deck out', probably of Dutch origin.

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Syllabification: be·di·zened

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