verb (used with object), donned, don·ning.
Examples from the Web for donning
Mailer would argue, for example, that timidity does more harm to the novelist than donning a mask of extreme self-confidence.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
See if you still feel comfortable walking around in a Robert Griffin III jersey while donning warpaint.It’s Official: ‘Redskins’ Is Racist, but Will the Team or NFL Listen?|Robert Silverman|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Haghjoo went out too, donning tape over his mouth and a sign lauding free speech for Iran.
And Prince, apparently, performed a three-hour set replete with six encores, all while donning a “spirit animal” ski hat.Justin Timberlake Closes Out SXSW in Style at Myspace Bash|Marlow Stern|March 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To make things worse, the male offender in question is donning pigtails and a non-blinking expression right out of The Shining.Harlem Shake: The Best and Worst of the Viral Dance Routine|Anna Klassen|February 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No—let us not disturb the silent people, now donning their green array for nightly revelries.
Donning his Tarnhaut, he went forth with his followers marshalled behind him, all equally hidden from human sight.Household stories from the Land of Hofer|R. H. Busk
Led by this young knave, the farmer's three sons disguised themselves by blackening their faces and donning old clothes.The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson
Never did I see a peacock strut with more ostentation than did some of the prisoners on donning the uniform.Daring and Suffering:|William Pittenger
After donning it, he announced that he had an appetite and wanted to know when they were going to have supper.The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico|Frank Gee Patchin