emblazon


em·bla·zon

transitive verb \im-ˈblā-zən\

: 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)

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

Full Definition of EMBLAZON

1
a :  to inscribe or adorn with or as if with heraldic bearings or devices
b :  to inscribe (as heraldic bearings) on a surface
2
:  celebrate, extol <have his … deeds emblazoned by a poet — Thomas Nash>
em·bla·zon·er \-ˈblāz-nər, -zən-ər\ noun
em·bla·zon·ment \-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>

First Known Use of EMBLAZON

1589

Rhymes with EMBLAZON

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