buttony
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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  • Buttony — But ton*y, a. Ornamented with a large number of buttons. The buttony boy. Thackeray. My coat so blue and buttony. W. S. Gilbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buttony — adjective 1. small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button bright beady eyes black buttony eyes • Syn: ↑beady, ↑beadlike, ↑buttonlike • Similar to: ↑bright …   Useful english dictionary

  • buttony — /but n ee/, adj. 1. like a button. 2. having many buttons. [1590 1600; BUTTON + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • buttony — but·tony …   English syllables

  • buttony — /ˈbʌtəni/ (say butuhnee) adjective 1. like a button. 2. having many buttons …   Australian English dictionary

  • beadlike — adjective small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button bright beady eyes black buttony eyes • Syn: ↑beady, ↑buttony, ↑buttonlike • Similar to: ↑bright …   Useful english dictionary

  • buttonlike — adjective small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button bright beady eyes black buttony eyes • Syn: ↑beady, ↑beadlike, ↑buttony • Similar to: ↑bright …   Useful english 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

  • bedaubed — 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

  • bespectacled monocled spectacled — 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

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