marbled

adjective mar·bled \ ˈmär-bəld \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of marbled

1
a : made of or covered with marble or marbling
b : marked by an extensive use of marble as an architectural or decorative feature
  • ancient marbled cities
2 : having markings or coloration suggestive of marble
3 : marked by an intermixture of fat and lean
  • well-marbled beef

Examples of marbled in a Sentence

  1. The mansion has beautiful marbled columns.

  2. The meat was marbled with fat.

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First Known Use of marbled

1598

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of marbled for English Language Learners

  • : made from or decorated with marble

  • : having markings or colors similar to marble

  • of meat : having lines of fat mixed throughout


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