sequined

adjective

se·​quined ˈsē-kwənd How to pronounce sequined (audio)
variants or sequinned
: ornamented with or as if with sequins

Examples of sequined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During her impressive early evening set on the Gobi stage, dawned in a shiny sequined dress beside her eight-piece band, Howard powered through her 45-minute set weaving funk, soul, rock and blues. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 13 Apr. 2024 Her sequined halter gown—featuring referential detailing, from polo collar to racket motif to mesh pleated panels—was an all-out ode to tennis, one furthered by her exaggerated take on the court-ready pony. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 10 Apr. 2024 Eric, dressed in an elegant black tux, and Janet — who wore a silver sequined dress with long, sparkling gloves and a matching clutch — also were seen holding hands. Brendan Le, Peoplemag, 11 Mar. 2024 Longtime fans and newcomers will find black and white body-hugging dresses with Ms. Karan’s signature — and originally quite provocative — cutouts; soft stretch knit suiting options; a tough-looking crinkled nylon trench; and even a sequined evening gown. Jo Rodgers Jameson Montgomery Roxanne Fequiere Emilia Petrarca Kate Guadagnino Sophie Bew, New York Times, 8 Feb. 2024 In addition to the mandatory cowboy hat, the model wore low-rise leather flares with a sequined tie-back halter top, and a chunky turquoise and metal pendant choker on a leather thong. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 27 Mar. 2024 Now, thanks to federal investigators who recovered them in 2018, the sequined heels have finally been reunited with their owner. Sonja Anderson, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Mar. 2024 At the 96th Academy Awards on Sunday, the actress — a presenter at this year's ceremony — arrived on the red carpet in an sequined, one-shoulder evening gown, a custom Balenciaga creation. Brendan Le, Peoplemag, 11 Mar. 2024 See Florence Pugh’s pink sequined Rodarte from the Governor’s Awards, and Allison Williams and Da’Vine Joy Randolph at the Golden Globes. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 8 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sequined was in 1894

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“Sequined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sequined. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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sequined

adjective
se·​quined
variants or sequinned
: ornamented with or as if with sequins

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