bedizenment
noun see bedizen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bedizenment — Be*diz en*ment, n. That which bedizens; the act of dressing, or the state of being dressed, tawdrily. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedizenment — See bedizen. * * * …   Universalium

  • bedizenment — be·di·zen·ment …   English syllables

  • bedizenment — mənt noun ( s) : vulgar gaudy ornamentation bedizenments of purple, scarlet, and apricot Osbert Sitwell …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedizen — bedizenment, n. /bi duy zeuhn, diz euhn/, v.t. to dress or adorn in a showy, gaudy, or tasteless manner. [1655 65; BE + DIZEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedizen — transitive verb Date: 1661 to dress or adorn gaudily • bedizenment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affectation — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, Gongorism, act, acting, action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectedness, air, airs, appearance, artfulness, artifice, artificiality, attitudinizing, bearing, bedizenment, behavior, behavior pattern,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • apparel — Synonyms and related words: appoint, array, attire, bedizenment, clad, clothes, clothing, costume, drapery, dress, dressing, duds, enclothe, fashion, fatigues, feathers, fig, garb, garment, garments, gear, guise, habiliment, habiliments, habit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • array — Synonyms and related words: Indian file, adduce, adorn, advance, align, allege, allocate, allocation, allot, allotment, apparel, apportion, apportionment, armed force, armed service, army, arrange, arrangement, arranging, arraying, articulation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • attire — Synonyms and related words: accouter, apparel, appoint, arm, array, bedeck, bedizenment, bedrape, bundle up, clad, clothe, clothes, clothing, costume, deck, dight, drape, drapery, dress, dressing, dud, duds, enclothe, endue, enrobe, enshroud,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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