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

Definition of liveried

: wearing a livery a liveried chauffeur

Examples of liveried in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 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, 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, 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, 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, 17 Jan. 2016

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First Known Use of liveried

1637, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of liveried was in 1637

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English Language Learners Definition of liveried

: 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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