Definition of embellish in English:

embellish

Line breaks: em|bel¦lish
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbɛlɪʃ
 
, ɛm-/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

embellisher

noun
More example sentences
  • In the 1920s British historian Charles Grey savaged the American adventurer as an unhinged embellisher at best, a liar at worst.
  • Americana provides fine active and casual apparel nationwide to promotional products distributors, screenprinters, embroiderers, and embellishers.
  • It's like cleaning up an old painting, if you will, by removing the varnish that's become yellowed and opaque over the years, and reversing the misguided efforts of previous restorers and embellishers.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French embelliss-, lengthened stem of embellir, based on bel 'handsome', from Latin bellus.

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