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emblazon

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verb em·bla·zon \im-ˈblā-zən\

Simple Definition of emblazon

  • : to write or draw (a name, picture, etc.) on a surface so that it can be seen very clearly

  • : to decorate (a surface) with something (such as a name or a picture)

Full Definition of emblazon

em·bla·zonedem·bla·zon·ing play \-ˈblāz-niŋ, -ˈblā-zən-iŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to inscribe or adorn with or as if with heraldic bearings or devices b :  to inscribe (as heraldic bearings) on a surface

  3. 2 :  celebrate, extol <have his … deeds emblazoned by a poet — Thomas Nash>

em·bla·zon·er play \-ˈblāz-nər, -zən-ər\ noun
em·bla·zon·ment play \-ˈblā-zən-mənt\ noun

Examples of emblazon

  1. <colossal statues and other monumental constructions that were intended to emblazon his name for eons to come>



1589

First Known Use of emblazon

1589

Rhymes with emblazon



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