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ADORNED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does adorned mean? 

ADORNED (adjective)
  The adjective ADORNED has 2 senses:

1. provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
2. clothed or adorned with finery

  Familiarity information: ADORNED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADORNED (adjective)


Sense 1adorned [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction

Synonyms:

adorned; decorated

Similar:

beaded; beady; bejeweled; bejewelled; bespangled; gemmed; jeweled; jewelled; sequined; spangled; spangly (covered with beads or jewels or sequins)

frilled; frilly; ruffled (having decorative ruffles or frills)

fringed (having a decorative edging of hanging cords or strips)

gilt-edged (having gilded edges as the pages of a book)

hung ((usually followed by 'with' or used in a combining form) having items suspended on or from a support)

inflamed (adorned with tongues of flame)

inlaid (adorned by inlays)

inwrought (having a decorative pattern worked or woven in)

laced (trimmed or decorated with lace)

mosaic; tessellated (decorated with small pieces of colored glass or stone fitted together)

mounted (decorated with applied ornamentation; often used in combination)

paneled; wainscoted (fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting)

studded (dotted or adorned with or as with studs or nailheads; usually used in combination)

tapestried (hung or decorated with tapestry)

tasseled; tasselled (fringed or adorned with tassels)

tricked-out (decorated in a particular way)

tufted (having or adorned with tufts)

feathered; feathery; plumy (adorned with feathers or plumes)

fancied up; gussied; gussied up; tricked out (with superficial adornments added)

bedaubed (ornamented in a vulgar or showy fashion)

bespectacled; monocled; spectacled (wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass)

braided (adorned with braid)

brocaded; embossed; raised (embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery)

buttony (ornamented with many buttons)

carbuncled (set with carbuncles)

champleve; cloisonne ((for metals) having areas separated by metal and filled with colored enamel and fired)

enameled (covered with or as if with a glossy and usually brightly colored coating)

clinquant; tinseled; tinselly (glittering with gold or silver)

encircled; ringed; wreathed (adorned or crowned with a circlet; sometimes used as combining forms)

embroidered (adorned with embroidery)

embellished; ornamented; ornate (rich in decorative detail)

crocketed ((of a gable or spire) furnished with a crocket (an ornament in the form of curved or bent foliage))

crested (bearing an heraldic device)

crested; topknotted; tufted ((of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination)

crested; plumed ((of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume)

Also:

clad; clothed (wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination)

fancy (not plain; decorative or ornamented)

Antonym:

unadorned (not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction)


Sense 2adorned [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Clothed or adorned with finery

Synonyms:

bedecked; decked; decked out; adorned

Similar:

clad; clothed (wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination)


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