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Synonyms and Antonyms of caparison

  1. 1 dressy clothing <attended the masquerade ball in the caparison of an Indian maharaja> Synonyms array, best, bravery, finery, feather, frippery, full dress, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, regaliaRelated Words apparel, attire, costume, duds, habiliment(s), rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vesture, wearNear Antonyms tatters; disarray, dishabille

  2. 2 something that decorates or beautifies <horses dressed in Old-West caparison for the parade> Synonyms adornment, beautifier, decoration, doodad, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trimRelated Words apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappingsNear Antonyms blemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain



Synonyms and Antonyms of caparison

  1. 1 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes <used to seeing him in a T-shirt and jeans, we were startled by the sight of strapping youth caparisoned for the prom in a tuxedo> Synonyms apparel, array, attire, bedeck, clothe, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureRelated Words cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]

  2. 2 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming <the state's rolling hills are even more becoming when they are caparisoned in the glorious colors of autumn> Synonyms adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, decorate, deck, do, doll up, do up, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), grace, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), trimRelated Words accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil

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