se·​quined | \ ˈsē-kwənd How to pronounce sequined (audio) \
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Definition of sequined

: ornamented with or as if with sequins

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Colorful wrap dresses and wide-leg pants had pushed out sequined blazers and feather skirts. Khadeeja Safdar, WSJ, "New J.Crew CEO’s Strategy: Lower Prices, More Sizes," 27 Aug. 2018 Hair aside, Bell repped a white button-down shirt, a black sequined blazer worn as a minidress, a hot-pink clutch, and dramatic winged eyeliner. Andrea Park, Allure, "Kristen Bell's Chignon Pony Is a Gorgeous Updo Idea for Short Hair," 23 July 2018 Cocktail servers were replaced with carnivalesque creatures, heavily sequined stilt-walkers who cradled bottles of Bollinger Champagne ready to pour into the empty flutes of passersby. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "A Great KAWS: The Artist Is Honored at the Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball," 13 Apr. 2019 Onlookers first got a glimpse of the rock on the red carpet where the The Weight of These Wings singer wore a neon green sequined halter dress with dangling gemstone earrings. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Miranda Lambert Flaunted Her New Wedding Ring at the ACMs and We're Obsessed," 9 Apr. 2019 Somehow her exquisite waist-cinching sequined bodysuits and wiggle skirts seem at odds with the current generation of social media-savvy content creators. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Violet Chachki’s New YouTube Series Is a Goldmine for ’90s Fashion Nerds," 20 Mar. 2019 The piece is straight from Erdem's recently unveiled autumn/winter 2019 collection, and features a statement 50's collar with sequined floral embellishment on the shoulders, arms, and body. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Wore a Very Kate Middleton-esque, Green Embellished Erdem Coat," 11 Mar. 2019 The former played up a blue sequined body suit with a buzz cut colored a coordinated azure, while the latter had lengths styled to swing interminably, regardless of her chosen pose. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "The Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Candice Swanepoel, Samile Bermannelli, and More Strike a Pose," 6 Jan. 2019 Instead, there were Las Vegas residencies and arena oldies tours: sequined jump suits, capes, nostalgia. Jon Pareles, New York Times, "Review: A Reverent Elvis Doc Separates the Trailblazer From His Tragedy," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of sequined

1894, in the meaning defined above

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