intransitive verb bril·lian·teer \¦brilyən‧ti(ə)r\

Definition of brillianteer


  1. :  to cut and polish the small usually triangular faces about the girdle of a brilliant


\-irə(r)\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of brillianteer

Dutch briljanteren, from French brillanter, from brillant brilliant (gem) — more at brilliant

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a trip made at another's expense

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