bedizen


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be·di·zen

 (bĭ-dī′zən, -dĭz′ən)
tr.v. be·di·zened, be·di·zen·ing, be·di·zens
To ornament or dress in a showy or gaudy manner.

[be- + dizen.]

be·di′zen·ment n.

bedizen

(bɪˈdaɪzən; -ˈdɪzən)
vb
(tr) archaic to dress or decorate gaudily or tastelessly
[C17: from be- + obsolete dizen to dress up, of uncertain origin]
beˈdizenment n

be•di•zen

(bɪˈdaɪ zən, -ˈdɪz ən)

v.t.
to dress or adorn gaudily or tastelessly.
[1655–65; be- + dizen]
be•di′zen•ment, n.

bedizen


Past participle: bedizened
Gerund: bedizening

Imperative
bedizen
bedizen
Present
I bedizen
you bedizen
he/she/it bedizens
we bedizen
you bedizen
they bedizen
Preterite
I bedizened
you bedizened
he/she/it bedizened
we bedizened
you bedizened
they bedizened
Present Continuous
I am bedizening
you are bedizening
he/she/it is bedizening
we are bedizening
you are bedizening
they are bedizening
Present Perfect
I have bedizened
you have bedizened
he/she/it has bedizened
we have bedizened
you have bedizened
they have bedizened
Past Continuous
I was bedizening
you were bedizening
he/she/it was bedizening
we were bedizening
you were bedizening
they were bedizening
Past Perfect
I had bedizened
you had bedizened
he/she/it had bedizened
we had bedizened
you had bedizened
they had bedizened
Future
I will bedizen
you will bedizen
he/she/it will bedizen
we will bedizen
you will bedizen
they will bedizen
Future Perfect
I will have bedizened
you will have bedizened
he/she/it will have bedizened
we will have bedizened
you will have bedizened
they will have bedizened
Future Continuous
I will be bedizening
you will be bedizening
he/she/it will be bedizening
we will be bedizening
you will be bedizening
they will be bedizening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bedizening
you have been bedizening
he/she/it has been bedizening
we have been bedizening
you have been bedizening
they have been bedizening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bedizening
you will have been bedizening
he/she/it will have been bedizening
we will have been bedizening
you will have been bedizening
they will have been bedizening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bedizening
you had been bedizening
he/she/it had been bedizening
we had been bedizening
you had been bedizening
they had been bedizening
Conditional
I would bedizen
you would bedizen
he/she/it would bedizen
we would bedizen
you would bedizen
they would bedizen
Past Conditional
I would have bedizened
you would have bedizened
he/she/it would have bedizened
we would have bedizened
you would have bedizened
they would have bedizened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bedizen - decorate tastelessly
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
2.bedizen - dress up garishly and tastelessly
attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up, gussy up, overdress, prink, get up - put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
References in classic literature ?
Prithee, young one, who art thou, and what has ailed thy mother to bedizen thee in this strange fashion?
Bedizen was all the rage in the buildup to the 2m4f selling hurdle, having been backed into 4-7 (from 10-11).
Near the center of the hemisphere that always faces away from Jupiter, dark wedges bedizen the icy surface, separating what appear to be floating blocks of ice.
The same team were denied in a photo in the 2m4f selling hurdle, with Bedizen just failing to catch joint-favourite Knight Legend, who was given a fine frontrunning ride by amateur Mikey Ennis for trainer Sarah Humphrey.
The day Mr Penhalagan died, Mr Greep told police his friend did not expect the hooks to bedizen gaging, but a month later he changed his statement.
Bedizen can bounce back to his best in the totepool Fakenham Silver Cup at the Norfolk venue.