tapestried
decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded, embossed, raised}; {buttony}; {carbuncled}; {champleve, cloisonne, enameled}; {crested, plumed having a decorative plume)}; {crested, top-knotted, topknotted, tufted}; {crested}; {embellished, ornamented, ornate}; {embroidered}; {encircled, ringed, wreathed}; {fancied up, gussied, gussied up, tricked out}; {feathery, feathered, plumy}; {frilled, frilly, ruffled}; {fringed}; {gilt-edged}; {inflamed}; {inlaid}; {inwrought}; {laced}; {mosaic, tessellated}; {paneled, wainscoted}; {studded}; {tapestried}; {tasseled, tasselled}; {tufted}; {clinquant, tinseled, tinselly}; {tricked-out}] Also See: {clothed}, {fancy}. Antonym: {unadorned}.

Syn: adorned. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Tapestried — Tapestry Tap es*try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.] To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry. [1913 Webster] The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock tapestried with broom and wild roses.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tapestried — tapestry ► NOUN (pl. tapestries) ▪ a piece of thick textile fabric with pictures or designs formed by weaving coloured weft threads or by embroidering on canvas. DERIVATIVES tapestried adjective. ORIGIN Old French tapisserie, from tapis carpet …   English terms dictionary

  • tapestried — adjective Date: 1769 1. covered or decorated with or as if with tapestry 2. woven or depicted in tapestry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tapestried — /tap euh streed/, adj. 1. furnished or covered with tapestries. 2. represented in tapestry, as a story. [1620 30; TAPESTRY + ED2, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • tapestried — adjective Decorated with tapestry …   Wiktionary

  • tapestried — tap·es·tried …   English syllables

  • tapestried — tap•es•tried [[t]ˈtæp ə strid[/t]] adj. 1) furnished or covered with tapestries 2) represented in tapestry, as a story • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • tapestried — adjective hung or decorated with tapestry • Similar to: ↑adorned, ↑decorated …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tapestry — Tap es*try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.] To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry. [1913 Webster] The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock tapestried with broom and wild roses. Macaulay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tapestrying — Tapestry Tap es*try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.] To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry. [1913 Webster] The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock tapestried with broom and wild roses.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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