Definition of ermined in US English:



  • See ermine

    • ‘And, in fairness to those ermined aristocrats, they could afford contempt.’
    • ‘I do think, however that a ballot on the suitability of some newly ermined people would debar some before the ermine was purchased.’
    • ‘I think the number of "tails" in an ermined pattern is also irrelevant.’
    • ‘If he has any brains at all, he'll make a speech this week telling these ermined layabouts to go climb a tree.’
    • ‘Ermined furs are primarily their background tincture.’