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Definition of "bedeck" [be•deck]

  • To adorn or ornament in a showy fashion. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bedeck" in a sentence
  • "Just as she had refused to "bedeck" herself for social occasions as a girl, so her choreography insisted that the audience see plainly what is there instead of buying into some comfy illusion."
  • "Invariably a few spotlight-hungry imposters will bedeck themselves with awards they did not earn, position themselves to be"
  • "Funny, but too bad they didn't bedeck it with ornaments and tinsel before launch."