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CLAD (cladding)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does clad mean? 

CLAD (adjective)
  The adjective CLAD has 2 senses:

1. wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
2. having an outer covering especially of thin metal

  Familiarity information: CLAD used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CLAD (adjective)

Sense 1clad [BACK TO TOP]


Wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination


clad; clothed

Context examples:

clothed and in his right mind / proud of her well-clothed family / nurses clad in white / white-clad nurses


gowned (wearing a gown)

habited (dressed in a habit)

heavy-coated (wearing a heavy coat)

overdressed (dressed too elaborately)

petticoated (wearing or furnished with a petticoat)

lobster-backed; red-coated (used of British soldiers during the American Revolutionary War because of their red coats)

suited (outfitted or supplied with clothing)

surpliced (wearing a surplice)

togged (dressed especially in smart clothes)

turned out (dressed well or smartly)

tuxedoed (dressed in a tuxedo)

underdressed (inadequately or too informally clothed)

vestmented (dressed in ceremonial garments especially clerical vestment)

dolled up; dressed; dressed to kill; dressed to the nines; dressed-up; spiffed up; spruced up; togged up (dressed in fancy or formal clothing)

dighted (dressed or adorned (as for battle))

adorned; bedecked; decked; decked out (clothed or adorned with finery)

appareled; attired; dressed; garbed; garmented; habilimented; robed (dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination)

arrayed; panoplied (in ceremonial attire and paraphernalia)

black (dressed in black)

breeched; pantalooned; trousered (dressed in trousers)

bundled-up (dressed warmly)

caparisoned (clothed in finery (especially a horse in ornamental trappings))

cassocked (dressed in a cassock)

coated (having or dressed in a coat)

costumed (dressed in clothing characteristic of a period, country, or class)

cowled (having the head enclosed in a cowl or hood)

uniformed (dressed in a uniform)


adorned; decorated (provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction)

Sense 2clad [BACK TO TOP]


Having an outer covering especially of thin metal

Context examples:

steel-clad / armor-clad


sheathed (enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in combination)

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