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Definition of "emblazon" [em•bla•zon]

  • To adorn (a surface) richly with prominent markings: emblazon a doorway with a coat of arms. (verb-transitive)
  • To inscribe (a prominent marking) on a surface: emblazon a cross on a banner. (verb-transitive)
  • To make resplendent with brilliant colors. (verb-transitive)
  • To make illustrious; celebrate: emblazoning a heroine's deeds in song. (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 "emblazon" in a sentence
  • "While Falsehood, shrined above th 'emblazon'd palls,"
  • "And all th 'emblazon'd llreamers wav'd in gold Such fhone the vifion; nor forbore to move The fond contagious airs of lawlefs love."
  • "He was the first to broker major sponsorship deals with the beer brands and mobile phone networks that emblazon festivals today, making Hop Farm, which makes a virtue of its "no sponsorship, no branding" stance a surprise."