liv·​er·​ied | \ ˈli-və-rēd How to pronounce liveried (audio) , ˈliv-rēd\

Definition of liveried

: wearing a livery a liveried chauffeur

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Rather than retire to their rooms with a sigh of relief, however, Team Downton, led by Anna and Bates, decides to wage war on their liveried interlopers. Marley Marius, Vogue, "We Didn’t Need the Downton Abbey Movie, But We’re Happy to Have It," 10 Sep. 2019 Ever eager to command the spotlight, even at 3 a.m. ET, Trump strode out to the blue-and-white liveried government jet that carried the men home and was picked out of the night sky with floodlights and parked in front of a huge American flag. Stephen Collinson, CNN, "History in the making as Trump welcomes prisoners home," 10 May 2018 Instead of run-of-the-mill butlers, there are red-liveried footmen, a detail that could read as tacky if not for the splendid surroundings and royal family legacy. Amy Tara Koch, New York Times, "A Road Map to Shopping Like a Royal in London," 9 May 2018 Indoors all was serenity as guests sipped Champagne and nibbled tartlets of salt cod mousse passed by liveried waiters. Guy Trebay, New York Times, "In Milan, Ermenegildo Zegna and Ralph Lauren Zero In on the One Percent," 17 Jan. 2016

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1637, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of liveried

formal : wearing a livery


liv·​er·​ied | \ ˈli-və-rēd How to pronounce liveried (audio) \

Kids Definition of liveried

: wearing a special uniform a liveried servant

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