bejeweled

adjective

be·​jew·​eled bi-ˈjü-əld How to pronounce bejeweled (audio)
-ˈjüld,
bē-,
 also  -ˈju̇ld
variants or bejewelled
: ornamented with or as if with jewels
a bejeweled crown
Packed with recipes and bejeweled with colorful pictures …Claire Hopley
: wearing jewels
… a jostling crowd of bejeweled women pinching noontime flutes of Champagne.Andrew Rice

Examples of bejeweled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The model’s epic outfit was similar to the first one Lopez wore to rock the halftime show — a bejeweled top, leather bottoms, and long, cape-like skirt. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 5 June 2024 The hat and the bejeweled stockings felt derivative of Carrie Bradshaw, yet the look read dated somehow. Naledi Ushe, USA TODAY, 7 May 2024 Sweeney returned to the gala the next year, in 2023, shimmering in a bejeweled baby doll pink Miu Miu dress accented in the front with a gauzy black bow. Tabitha Parent, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 But, Lizzo also made a case for bejeweled nails, returning to the playful beauty looks she’s known for. India Espy-Jones, Essence, 3 May 2024 Tiera Kennedy who coins herself as an R&B country artist made a statement in a black blazer that was emblazoned with bejeweled florals, a cowboy hat, and leather knee-high boots. Robyn Mowatt, Essence, 8 Apr. 2024 Phillips’s latest auction is something of a bejeweled masterpiece. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 3 Apr. 2024 The egg opens to reveal a bejeweled octopus nested inside. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 26 Mar. 2024 In a photo shared to Hawkin’s Instagram, Berkley literally shines with a bejeweled smokey eye, complete with silver eyeshadow, wispy eyelashes and light-catching gemstones across her eyelids, done by makeup artist Kathleen Karridene, who was tagged in the post. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 21 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1557, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bejeweled was in 1557

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“Bejeweled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bejeweled. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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