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Bedizen   Listen

Decorate tastelessly.
Dress up garishly and tastelessly.  Synonym: dizen.

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"Bedizen" Quotes from Famous Books

... It's true. And the tears bedizen The smoke-stained cheeks, and there comes a scream, "If our English lads in a far-off prison Are matched one day with a German team And the Germans win, They will say in Berlin That a brighter than all our stars has risen; Will even ...
— Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 25, 1914 • Various

... my son; not like the good old times, when men dare suffer and die for the faith. We are too prosperous nowadays; and fine ladies walk about with Magdalens embroidered on their silks, and gospels hanging round their necks. When I was young they died for that with which they now bedizen themselves.' ...
— Hypatia - or, New Foes with an Old Face • Charles Kingsley

Words linked to "Bedizen" :   prink, deck out, overdress, dizen, rig out, adorn, decorate, tog up, ornament, fig out, gussy up, trick up, deck up, dress up, attire, grace, fig up, get up, tog out, fancy up, embellish, trick out, beautify

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