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Meaning of DIZEN

Pronunciation:  'dIzun

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  dress up garishly and tastelessly

DIZEN is a 5 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: bedizen
 See Also: attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, get up, gussy up, overdress, prink, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Diz"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dizened}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Dizening}.] [Perh. orig., to dress in a foolish manner, and
allied to dizzy: but cf. also OE. dysyn (Palsgrave) to put
tow or flax on a distaff, i. e., to dress it. Cf. {Distaff}.]
1. To dress; to attire. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.

2. To dress gaudily; to overdress; to bedizen; to deck out.

         Like a tragedy queen, he has dizened her out.

         To-morrow when the masks shall fall That dizen
         Nature's carnival.                    --Emerson.

Thesaurus Terms
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