Definition of bejewel in US English:


verbbejewels, bejeweled, bejewelling, bejewelled, bejeweling

[with object]
  • Cover or adorn with jewels.

    ‘in the days of royalty, they bejeweled the rulers with their fine creations’
    • ‘Literature-inspired cogitations, often wonderful, bejewel the narrative's temporal twists and turns.’
    • ‘The artist bejewels the babes, and transforms them into fashion models.’
    • ‘Palfi bejewels his film with lambent imagery and perfectly framed moments that threaten to overwhelm you with their simplicity.’
    • ‘It was the early seventies and there were a lot of black and white photos of models in bejeweled sweaters and knits infused with shimmery threads.’
    • ‘An entourage implies money - how else could one clothe, bejewel and perfume a gaggle of models?’
    • ‘Macdonald's delicately woven, bejeweled, scanty costumes were elevated to their very best effect by Balfour's exquisite lighting.’
    • ‘Edgardo, meanwhile, was quite overwhelmed by the frescoed apartments, bejeweled carriages, and luxurious vestments.’
    • ‘Among the items that were sold were a Faberge bejewelled gold-mounted cane.’
    • ‘Add some sparkly earrings and my hair curled and held back by a bejeweled hair clip, and I should be good to go.’
    • ‘Even the emperor's throne, the bejeweled peacock throne of Shah Jahan, was packed on elephants and carried away to Persia.’
    • ‘The bejewelled jade flask, probably from the Mughal imperial treasury, had been on loan from Mrs Schreiber to the Victoria and Albert Museum since 1963.’
    embellish, decorate, furnish, ornament, add ornament to, enhance
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