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bejewel

[bih-joo-uh l]
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verb (used with object), be·jew·eled, be·jew·el·ing or (especially British) be·jew·elled, be·jew·el·ling.
  1. to adorn with or as if with jewels.
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Origin of bejewel

First recorded in 1550–60; be- + jewel
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Related Words for bejeweled

overgrown, dotted, spotted, overspread, bejeweled, flowered, sown, peppered, studded, starred, flowery

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Contemporary Examples of bejeweled

Historical Examples of bejeweled

  • One of the laughing and bejeweled women took her place at the piano.

    Secret Armies

    John L. Spivak

  • We faced each other, my antagonist baring an arm which, despite the bejeweled hand, was to the full as big-muscled as my own.

  • I was paraded for the curiosity of empty-headed girls, outrageously dcollet and bejeweled.

  • The restaurants could seat no more, and a bejeweled, scented throng stood in the doorways and struggled for the vacant tables.

    Mortmain

    Arthur Cheny Train

  • Then I managed, after a lot of trouble, to get that bejeweled sinful collar off his neck.

    Believe You Me!

    Nina Wilcox Putnam


British Dictionary definitions for bejeweled

bejewel

verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
  1. (tr) to decorate with or as if with jewels
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Word Origin and History for bejeweled

bejewel

v.

1550s, from be- + jewel. Related: Bejeweled.

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