noun, plural ha·los, ha·loes.
verb (used with object), ha·loed, ha·lo·ing.
verb (used without object), ha·loed, ha·lo·ing.
Origin of halo
Related Words for haloingencompass, enclose, surround, envelop, glorify, magnify, dignify, laud, extol, revere, exalt, ennoble, worship, enfold, invest, cover, girdle, band, environ, circuit
Examples from the Web for haloing
Historical Examples of haloing
"I am very much agitated," said Philip, haloing and crowning it.Thorley Weir
E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
noun plural -loes or -los
verb -loes, -los, -loing or -loed
Word Origin for halo
1560s, from Latin halo (nominative halos), from Greek halos "disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon" (also "threshing floor" and "disk of a shield"), of unknown origin. Sense of "light around the head of a holy person or deity" first recorded 1640s. As a verb from 1801.