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caparison

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of caparison

  1. 1 dressy clothing attended the masquerade ball in the caparison of an Indian maharaja Synonyms of caparison array, best, bravery, finery, feather, frippery, full dress, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, regaliaWords Related to caparison apparel, attire, costume, duds, habiliment(s), rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vesture, wearNear Antonyms of caparison tatters; disarray, dishabille

  2. 2 something that decorates or beautifies horses dressed in Old-West caparison for the parade Synonyms of caparison adornment, beautifier, decoration, doodad, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trimWords Related to caparison apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappingsNear Antonyms of caparison blemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain

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caparison

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of caparison

  1. 1 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes used to seeing him in a T-shirt and jeans, we were startled by the sight of strapping youth caparisoned for the prom in a tuxedo Synonyms of caparison apparel, array, attire, bedeck, clothe, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureWords Related to caparison cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms of caparison denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms of caparison disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]

  2. 2 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming the state's rolling hills are even more becoming when they are caparisoned in the glorious colors of autumn Synonyms of caparison adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, decorate, deck, do, doll up, do up, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), grace, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), trimWords Related to caparison accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms of caparison simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms of caparison blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil


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