Examples of wreathe in a Sentence
decided to wreathe the grapevines into a beribboned swag to give the room the “country look”
wreathed small flowers into the design for the wallpaper
Recent Examples of wreathe from the Web
Campaigners accused the government of doing too little, as dramatic footage showed the area off Balikpapan in the province of East Kalimantan wreathed in thick black smoke after the oil caught fire over the weekend.
Raissa and Mariam take it all in -- wreathes heavy with ornaments, chandeliers, ablaze with light.
Their grave boxes still smell like fresh paint and are wreathed in plastic flowers, propped up on blocks on the cemetery's highest ground, at least for now.
Void Star’s characters live in a near-future world where global warming has flooded most coastal cities and San Francisco and Los Angeles are wreathed in squalid favelas.
Nearby La Scala opera house, the Hotel Milano Scala—which has fearsome eco credentials, like an underground pump converting soil water into energy—has wreathed its balconies in foliage, and has a vegetable garden on the rooftop.
Her pyrotechnic blondeness, with its cascade of dark roots, wreathed her face like a spray of goldenrod.
On the day of the wedding, the gateway outside of the First Congregational Church was wreathed with pink peonies, a special surprise from Miles’s parents.
Ghostly villagers assembled, silent and wreathed with smoke as their buildings burned and burned.
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Origin and Etymology of wreathe
First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
WREATHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wreathe for English Language Learners
: to surround or cover (something)
WREATHE Defined for Kids
Definition of wreathe for Students
- Evergreen branches were wreathed and hung.
- The girls … wreathed their hair with … blossoms.
- —Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea
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