liv·​er·​ied ˈli-və-rēd How to pronounce liveried (audio)
: wearing a livery
a liveried chauffeur

Examples of liveried in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Numerous liveried servants kept moving the furniture around during Act 1; by Act 2, the furniture was, curiously, draped in dust sheets. Heidi Waleson, WSJ, 4 Oct. 2022 Likewise, no detail was offered on a possible passenger configuration for an American liveried Overture. Eric Tegler, Forbes, 18 Aug. 2022 With a meticulously landscaped median, the Manhattan boulevard is a two-mile gauntlet of elegant brick apartment buildings in shades from buff to earthen, with liveried doormen and Renaissance Revival and neo-Gothic exterior ornament. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, 1 June 2022 The country's new blue-liveried national airline, ITA Airways, launched in October. Maureen O'Hare, CNN, 31 Dec. 2021 Enter through a set of palatial front doors tended by liveried doormen and walk into a glistening foyer. Travel + Leisure Staff, Travel + Leisure, 19 Feb. 2020 This small community contrasts with Elgar’s bigoted family, who live in palatial splendour with liveried black servants. The Economist, 20 May 2020 The library hosts the graves of Reagan and his wife, Nancy, and priceless historical artifacts, including the 40th President's records, the blue-and-white liveried plane used as Air Force One through two terms and his former Marine One helicopter. CNN, 30 Oct. 2019 At some places, a visitor would encounter a liveried dwarf, acting both as a guide and as one of the curiosities. Reagan Upshaw, Washington Post, 24 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1637, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liveried was in 1637

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“Liveried.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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liv·​er·​ied ˈliv-(ə-)rēd How to pronounce liveried (audio)
: wearing a livery
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