\ ˈbränzd \

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 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 Putting her own twist on the classic tuxedo, Meghan's little black dress showed off her bronzed legs while retaining a polished and elegant feel. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle's West End Look Is Completely Different From Kate Middleton's," 29 Aug. 2018 The bird is cooked over high heat for 10 minutes to produce the bronzed, crisp skin while leaving the interior medium-rare. Michael Bauer,, "Sorrel off to a stellar start in Pacific Heights," 6 July 2018 The birds came with a bronzed peppery skin that hugged the meat tightly and helped it retain moisture, although dark meat held up better than the breast portion. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Orly’s BBQ," 6 July 2018 Each stop features a bronzed home plate with highlights of the star's career and a bronze cast of the Louisville Slugger model bat that players used. Grace Schneider, The Courier-Journal, "In Slugger's Walk of Fame, the bats of baseball's biggest stars take a big beating," 11 Apr. 2018 Evidently, Gomez still had images of her ultra-bronzed Met Gala look on her mind (which didn't photograph well in the opinions of some Twitter critics). Abby Jones, Billboard, "Selena Gomez Jokes That She 'Fixed' Her Tan After The Met Gala: Watch," 17 May 2018 On a recent visit, daing na bangus — whole fried milkfish, butterflied and divested of bones, with a short tail still attached — arrived bronzed and near monumental, larger than other specimens around town. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "At Lahi, Filipino Dishes, Classic and Idiosyncratic Alike," 31 May 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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