bedecked

[[t]bɪde̱kt[/t]]
ADJ: v-link ADJ with/in n, adv ADJ
If a place is bedecked with flags or other ornaments, these things have been hung up to decorate it. [LITERARY]

On Thanksgiving the American Legation was bedecked with flags.

COMB in ADJ
Bedecked is also a combining form.

...a flower-bedecked stage.


English dictionary. 2008.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bedecked — index elaborate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bedecked — UK [bɪˈdekt] US adjective literary covered with lots of decorations such as flags or flowers Thesaurus: words used to describe decorationhyponym decoration and decorationssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedecked — Bedeck Be*deck , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedecked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedecking}.] To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace. [1913 Webster] Bedecked with boughs, flowers, and garlands. Pennant. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedecked — adjective /bɪˈdɛkd/ covered; encrusted; arrayed The generals uniform was so bedecked with medals that he began leaning to one side …   Wiktionary

  • bedecked — be|decked [ bı dekt ] adjective LITERARY bedecked in/with covered with lots of decorations such as flags or flowers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bedecked — Synonyms and related words: adorned, appareled, arrayed, attired, beaded, bedizened, befrilled, bejeweled, beribboned, bespangled, breeched, capped, chausse, clad, cloaked, clothed, coifed, costumed, decked, decked out, decorated, dight,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bedecked — adj. clothed, arrayed; decorated, adorned be·deck || bɪ dek v. adorn, decorate, ornament (as with jewels) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedecked — UK [bɪˈdekt] / US adjective literary covered with lots of decorations such as flags or flowers …   English dictionary

  • Bedeck — Be*deck , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedecked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedecking}.] To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace. [1913 Webster] Bedecked with boughs, flowers, and garlands. Pennant. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bedecking — Bedeck Be*deck , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedecked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedecking}.] To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace. [1913 Webster] Bedecked with boughs, flowers, and garlands. Pennant. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.