bespangle

[ bih-spang-guh l ]
/ bɪˈspæŋ gəl /

verb (used with object), be·span·gled, be·span·gling.

to cover or adorn with or as if with spangles; make sparkle brilliantly: grass bespangled with dewdrops; poetry bespangled with vivid imagery.

Words related to bespangle

Origin of bespangle

First recorded in 1585–95; be- + spangle
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British Dictionary definitions for bespangle

bespangle
/ (bɪˈspæŋɡəl) /

verb

(tr) to cover or adorn with or as if with spangles
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