bejewel

[bih-joo-uh l]

verb (used with object), be·jew·eled, be·jew·el·ing or (especially British) be·jew·elled, be·jew·el·ling.

to adorn with or as if with jewels.

Nearby words

  1. beit knesset,
  2. beja,
  3. bejabbers,
  4. bejel,
  5. bejesus,
  6. bejeweled,
  7. bejewelled,
  8. bekaa,
  9. bekesy, georg von,
  10. bekhterev

Origin of bejewel

First recorded in 1550–60; be- + jewel

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British Dictionary definitions for bejeweled

bejewel

verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled

(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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