mar·​bled | \ ˈmär-bəld How to pronounce marbled (audio) \

Definition of marbled

1 [marble entry 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 [marble entry 2] : marked by an intermixture of fat and lean well-marbled beef

Examples of marbled in a Sentence

The mansion has beautiful marbled columns. The meat was marbled with fat.
Recent Examples on the Web The nearby marbled-floor bathroom takes you back to the 1920s for a vintage experience. Hunter Boyce, ajc, 2 June 2022 Her work can be creepy, like this eyeball pedicure, or more conventionally beautiful like this pink-to-purple ombré manicure with marbled swirls. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 20 May 2022 For the brides who don't shy away from going the extra mile with their nail designs, this marbled effect would be ideal. Jennet Jusu, Allure, 27 May 2022 More dignitaries filtered through the Abu Dhabi airport's marbled presidential terminal on Monday. Isabel Debre And Jon Gambrell, USA TODAY, 16 May 2022 In this Greenwich Village studio, William Cullum made the ultimate statement with electric pink walls and a matching marbled shower curtain, courtesy of Voutsa. Kelsey Mulvey, ELLE Decor, 3 May 2022 On a recent sunny afternoon at Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, hip-hop provided the soundtrack as skateboarders hurtled across the marbled expanse, practiced leaps and landings, and impressed onlookers with gravity-bending tricks. Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2022 The best table inside the luxe restaurant is made for groups, set under a pergola and backed by a blue marbled backsplash, and dishes are artfully plated on colorful, traditional ware. Jess Lander, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Apr. 2022 Birds like piping plovers, red knots, reddish egrets, marbled godwits, black skimmers, and magnificent frigatebirds are all visible at the refuge during this migratory pause. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 4 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of marbled

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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23 Jun 2022

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“Marbled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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