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Definition of "diamante" [diamante]

  • A small, glittering ornament, such as a rhinestone or a sequin, applied to fabric or a garment. (noun)
  • Fabric that has been covered with many of these ornaments. (noun)

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 "diamante" in a sentence
  • "I went out for dinner tonight dressed in diamante studded Katharine Hamnett t-shirt and blue jeans."
  • "An odd mix of waistcoat and straightjacket up top, with some kind of diamante augmentation around the neck, the whole combo topped off with a wide brimmed black hat."
  • "Her very short skirts, which are made of numberless layers of white tulle, and the top layer, which stands out almost like a wheel, is adorned with a bold lattice work of silver ruching and diamante and interlaced with a delicate tracery of pale blue."