Definition of emblazon
emblazoningplay \im-ˈblāz-niŋ, -ˈblā-zən-iŋ\
emblazonerplay \im-ˈblāz-nər, -zən-ər\ noun
emblazonmentplay \im-ˈblā-zən-mənt\ noun
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Examples of emblazon in a Sentence
colossal statues and other monumental constructions that were intended to emblazon his name for eons to come
Recent Examples of emblazon from the Web
The video clip shows Trump pummeling a man with a CNN logo emblazoned on his head.
Among her legion of fans is a member of the next generation of country artists, Kelsea Ballerini, who showed up at the museum’s reception wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the name of her hero and mentor.
These days, wealthy philanthropists are more likely to be lauded, their names emblazoned on buildings, their pictures on magazine covers.
Or picture the most recognizable stars of the NFL covering up the shield to don shirts emblazoned with the final words spoken by a black man moments before he was killed by police officers?
As part of the state's $1.25 million deal over the past year with Fulham, Visit Florida's name was emblazoned across the chests of the team's home and away uniforms.
Jones' family, who has filed a federal lawsuit against Buford and the police department, was in the courtroom wearing shirts emblazoned with Jones' photo.
He was devastated by news of the Hiroshima bombing—and humiliated by a TIME cover from 1946 that showed him in front of a mushroom cloud emblazoned with his famous equation.
A partnership with Japanese brand United Arrows & ons has yielded a simple white oxford, its hem emblazoned with a tone-on-tone MOCA logo.
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Did You Know?
English speakers have been using the heraldic sense of "emblazon" since the late 16th century, and before that there was the verb "blazon" ("to describe heraldically") and the noun "blazon" ("a heraldic coat of arms"), which descend from Anglo-French blason. "Emblazon" still refers to adorning something with an emblem of heraldry, but it is now more often used for adorning or publicizing something in any conspicuous way, whether with eye-catching decoration or colorful words of praise.
First Known Use of emblazon
EMBLAZON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of emblazon for English Language Learners
: to write or draw (a name, picture, etc.) on a surface so that it can be seen very clearly
: to decorate (a surface) with something (such as a name or a picture)
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