bereted

adjective
be·​reted | \ bə-ˈrād How to pronounce bereted (audio) , be- \

Definition of bereted

: wearing a beret … a photograph of a cute little French girl handing a bottle of what might be champagne to a liberating G.I. under the watchful eye of a bereted Frenchman …— Julian Barnes, New Yorker, 16 July 2001

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of bereted

1928, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bereted

Time Traveler for bereted

Time Traveler

The first known use of bereted was in 1928

See more words from the same year

Statistics for bereted

Cite this Entry

“Bereted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bereted. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

Comments on bereted

What made you want to look up bereted? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!