se·​quined | \ ˈsē-kwənd How to pronounce sequined (audio) \
variants: or sequinned

Definition of sequined

: ornamented with or as if with sequins

Examples of sequined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hemlines rise higher than the tides with a sequined minidress from Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello while embroidered crystals adorn Dolce & Gabbana’s jersey pieces. WSJ, 14 July 2021 Smithsonian conservators, including Wallace, recently spent two years painstakingly cleaning the pair of sequined ruby slippers in NMAH’s collections. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 July 2021 Over the course of the competition, the performers — clad in sequined dresses, ornate crowns or, in one case, an enormous pair of angel wings — belted and battled it out for their chance at the title. Emily Anthes, New York Times, 11 July 2021 Baker passed an embroidered pillow and a sequined high-heel shoe, and then the full wreckage of a three-bedroom home that had stood since a generation after the Civil War came into view. Washington Post, 11 July 2021 Most important to this costume, of course, are the black leather jacket and gloves; shiny, sequined pants and that infamous black and white wig. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, 8 July 2021 With eccentric fashion taste, the fresh set of Upper East Siders appear in metallic dresses, sequined skirts, crispy white button-down shirts and trendy denim. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 28 May 2021 On the other hand, Minaj paired her yellow pair with a Charlotte Knowles tube dress and oversized Rick Owens shades, toting a sequined Chanel Mini Flap Bag at her side. Lauryn Jiles, Essence, 13 May 2021 Perched on the hairline of one blonde attendee sits an enormous sequined strawberry. Leah Dolan, CNN, 16 June 2021

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First Known Use of sequined

1894, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jul 2021

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“Sequined.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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