\ ˈbränzd How to pronounce bronzed (audio) \

Definition of bronzed

1 : made tawny or brown by exposure to the sun : tanned bronzed skin … holiday homes and shopwindows hopefully displaying images of bronzed beauties.— John Updike
2 : coated with a substance to create the appearance of bronze a bronzed sculpture bronzed baby shoes

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The dance floor inside the Music Center flowed with bodies swinging their hips, bronzed arms gliding, feet shuffling across the floor. Dorany Pineda,, "The Chulita Vinyl Club is curbing cultural erasure one spinning record at a time," 15 June 2019 Bits of Hollywood glamour also filled the evening, most notably with the bronzed and toned Jennifer Lopez, who was given the Fashion Icon Award. Max Berlinger,, "Diane von Furstenberg, Tom Ford and Jennifer Lopez celebrate at the CFDA Fashion Awards," 4 June 2019 But since Sabrina isn't fully human, Stafford-Bridge doesn't worry about making her appear overly bronzed or even lifelike. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," 5 Apr. 2019 Each palette contains six matte, satin, and shimmer shades for a subtle flush of color or a bronzed, beachy glow. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, "Ulta and NARS Launch Limited-Edition Spring Collection," 5 Mar. 2018 From colorful mascara to ultra-bronzed skin, here are nine makeup trends to get you in a spring state of mind. Maya Allen, Marie Claire, "9 Pretty Spring 2019 Makeup Trends You're Going to See Everywhere," 5 Mar. 2019 Though summer beauty is typically associated with bronzed skin, there's something to be said for a scene-stealing glow that doesn't require any help from the sun—particularly the lit-from-within kind that accompanies a happy announcement. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "How Kate Upton is Taking Her Pregnancy Glow to the Next Level," 23 July 2018 The bronze figure sits on a bronzed park bench, perfect for selfies. Stephen Hudak,, "Lost a plant to the winter cold? Find a new one at Apopka foliage festival," 27 Apr. 2018 Skipping across the street to Valentino, Alexa Chung’s bronzed cheekbones and polished blowout were a cheerful counterpoint to her usual I’m-with-the-band sensibility. Vogue, "The Best Street Style Beauty at Paris Fashion Week," 3 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of bronzed

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of bronzed

: having skin that has been made brown by the sun
: covered with a material that makes something appear to be made of bronze

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