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Meaning of BEDIZEN

Pronunciation:  bi'dIzun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  dress up garishly and tastelessly
  2. [v]  decorate tastelessly

BEDIZEN is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: dizen
 See Also: adorn, attire, beautify, deck out, deck up, decorate, dress up, embellish, fancy up, fig out, fig up, get up, grace, gussy up, ornament, overdress, prink, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Be*diz"en\, v. t.
To dress or adorn tawdrily or with false taste.

      Remnants of tapestried hangings, . . . and shreds of
      pictures with which he had bedizened his tatters. --Sir
                                               W. Scott.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adorn, apply paint, array, beautify, bedaub, bedeck, begild, besmear, blazon, brush on paint, calcimine, coat, color, complexion, cover, dab, dandify, daub, deck, deck out, decorate, deep-dye, dip, distemper, dizen, doll up, double-dye, dress, dress up, dye, embellish, emblazon, embroider, enamel, engild, enrich, face, fancy up, fast-dye, fig out, fix up, fresco, furbish, garnish, get up, gild, glaze, gloss, grace, grain, gussy up, hue, illuminate, imbue, ingrain, japan, lacquer, lay on color, ornament, overdress, paint, parget, pigment, prank, prank up, preen, prettify, pretty up, prime, primp, primp up, prink, prink up, rag out, redecorate, redo, refurbish, set off, set out, shade, shadow, shellac, slick up, slop on paint, smarten, smarten up, smear, spruce up, stain, stipple, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, titivate, tone, trick out, trick up, trim, undercoat, varnish, wash, whitewash