bespangled
bespangled espangled adj. covered with beads or jewels or sequins.

Syn: beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bespangled — index pretentious (ostentatious) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bespangled — spangled, spotted, spattered, sprinkled, mottled, flecked, stippled, marbled, speckled (see under SPOT vb) Analogous words: *bright, brilliant, radiant, luminous: illuminated, illumined, lighted (see ILLUMINATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Bespangled — Bespangle Be*span gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespangling}.] To adorn with spangles; to dot or sprinkle with something brilliant or glittering. [1913 Webster] The grass . . . is all bespangled with dewdrops. Cowper.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespangled — Synonyms and related words: ablaze, adorned, aglow, alight, bathed with light, beaded, bedecked, bedizened, befrilled, bejeweled, beribboned, blotched, blotchy, brightened, candlelit, decked out, decorated, dotted, dotty, embellished, enlightened …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bespangled — adj. adorned with spangles; glittery, sparklyv. adorn with spangles, cover with sparkly drops …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beaded beady bejeweled bejewelled bespangled gemmed jeweled jewelled sequined spangled spangly — decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespangle — /bi spang geuhl/, v.t., bespangled, bespangling. to cover or adorn with or as if with spangles; make sparkle brilliantly: grass bespangled with dewdrops; poetry bespangled with vivid imagery. [1585 95; BE + SPANGLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • spot — n *place, position, location, situation, site, station Analogous words: *locality, district, neighborhood, vicinity: region, *area, tract, belt, zone: section, sector (see PART) spot vb Spot, spatter, sprinkle, mottle, fleck, stipple, marble,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Bespangle — Be*span gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespangling}.] To adorn with spangles; to dot or sprinkle with something brilliant or glittering. [1913 Webster] The grass . . . is all bespangled with dewdrops. Cowper. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bespangling — Bespangle Be*span gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespangling}.] To adorn with spangles; to dot or sprinkle with something brilliant or glittering. [1913 Webster] The grass . . . is all bespangled with dewdrops. Cowper.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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