pearl·​ized | \ ˈpər(-ə)-ˌlīzd How to pronounce pearlized (audio) \

Definition of pearlized

: given a pearlescent surface or finish

Examples of pearlized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Along with pearlized hip belts, the brand also debuted hip chains made out of its iconic handbag straps. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Ready or Not, Chanel Is Bringing Hip Chains Back," 5 Dec. 2019 Highlight the twinkle in your eye with Natasha Denona Super Glow Highlighter, a dynamic luminizer that delivers an effortless, pearlized shimmer. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "What August's Scorpio Horoscope Means for You," 30 July 2018 The paint finish is metallic, or somewhat pearlized. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "KitchenAid Mixers Are 55% Off at Williams-Sonoma for the 4th of July," 27 June 2018 Too Faced Diamond Light Multi-Use Highlighter, which delivers multidimensional shimmer and a rich, pearlized finish. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "What April's Sagittarius Horoscope Means for You," 29 Mar. 2018 Dropping March 15, the limited-edition sneaker collaboration between Swarovski and New Balance will feature unique embellishments like pearlized leather accents and embossing on the heel and tongue label., "Bling, Bling, Your New Swarovski Sneakers Are Calling," 8 Mar. 2018 Nearly eight months pregnant, Williams wears a stretchy dress with nautical stripes, her hair exquisitely cornrowed, with red and gold beads and cowries, her pearlized nails the color of pink champagne. Mario Testino, Vogue, "Serena Williams on Pregnancy, Power, and Coming Back to Center Court," 15 Aug. 2017 The mirror in the living room is bordered with pearlized shells, and old pieces of driftwood serve as artwork in the family room, where again, Ware optimizes the space with swivel chairs that allow guests to enjoy the room from any angle. Birmingham Magazine,, "Elegance and convenience combine in this showstopping Alys Beach home," 9 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of pearlized

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Pearlized.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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