Definition of carbuncled in US English:

carbuncled

adjective

literary
  • 1Affected with a carbuncle or carbuncles; red or shining like a carbuncle. Frequently with reference to "carbuncle": (of the face or nose) marked with red pimples or spots.

  • 2Set or adorned with carbuncles.

  • 3In extended use: covered with lumps or protuberances resembling carbuncles.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From carbuncle + -ed. Compare earlier carbunculous.

Pronunciation

carbuncled

/ˈkɑːbʌŋkld/