be·​daz·​zling | \ bi-ˈda-z(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce bedazzling (audio) , bē- \

Definition of bedazzling

: brilliantly or showily bright, colorful, or impressive : dazzling bedazzling lights a bedazzling performer/performance a bedazzling display

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Other Words from bedazzling

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,, "DA Larry Krasner's revolution comes with a couple of speed bumps | Stu Bykofsky," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of bedazzling

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Bedazzling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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