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Dictionary entry overview: What does embellished mean?
• EMBELLISHED (adjective)
The adjective EMBELLISHED has 2 senses:
1. excessively elaborate or showily expressed
2. rich in decorative detail
Familiarity information: EMBELLISHED used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||embellished [BACK TO TOP]|
Excessively elaborate or showily expressed
a writer of empurpled literature / many purple passages / speech embellished with classical quotations / an over-embellished story of the fish that got away
rhetorical (concerned with effect or style of writing and speaking)
|Sense 2||embellished [BACK TO TOP]|
Rich in decorative detail
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