be·​daz·​zling bi-ˈda-z(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce bedazzling (audio)
: brilliantly or showily bright, colorful, or impressive : dazzling
bedazzling lights
a bedazzling performer/performance
a bedazzling display
bedazzlingly adverb
a bedazzlingly beautiful display

Examples of bedazzling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most bedazzling new rule requires prosecutors to state at sentencing the cost of imprisonment, among other factors. Stu Bykofsky,, 12 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bedazzling was in 1852

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“Bedazzling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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