\ 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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Recent Examples on the Web Go ahead and enjoy, guilt-free, the sight of them all constantly stripping down to jump in the water or just lounge around half-naked for no reason at all other than to show off their toned and bronzed physiques. Sydney Bucksbaum,, "5 reasons why Outer Banks should be your next binge-watch," 25 Apr. 2020 The sausages look like beautiful granite, deposits of clean fat and bronzed, spiced pork. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, "Chef Matt McCallister to reopen Homewood’s dining room on Friday," 19 May 2020 The bronzed glass was specially produced by a small manufacturer in Pennsylvania. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, "The Hidden Feats That Built New York’s Towering Skyscrapers," 29 Apr. 2020 If that’s the case, the Astros’ dugout trash can should be bronzed and placed on prominent display in Cooperstown. Scott Ostler,, "A’s broadcast technology: Bluetooth or dentures?," 22 Feb. 2020 Check out all the looks — from flawless bronzed skin to bold dark lips — and get tips on how to recreate them yourself. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "29 Best Prom Makeup Ideas and Tips from the Pros," 10 Mar. 2020 Anybody whose jaw has dropped at Floyd Mayweather Jr. making his way to a match (gladiatorially, in a bronzed breastplate; in a Mexican-flag robe and shorts, complete with sombrero and hype-man 50 Cent) can attest: Nobody wants dignity anymore. Wesley Morris, New York Times, "Deontay Wilder’s Costume Was Heavyweight Camp," 26 Feb. 2020 Mites, of course, will be quite small and are often hard to see with the naked eye, but speckles left from their feeding can give the plant a bronzed or yellow look. oregonlive, "The key to healthy houseplants? Location, location, location," 11 Nov. 2019 With its bronzed Cerakote receiver and high-grade, high-polish Turkish walnut stock, the Viper isn't out of place at a high-dollar gun club. Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, "A Perfect Use for the .410," 18 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of bronzed

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bronzed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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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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