Adjective "bedazzle" definition and examples

(Bedazzle may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/bɪˈdaz(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

verb

Greatly impress (someone) with outstanding ability or striking appearance.
  1. 'Roberts is not bedazzled by the red carpet'
  2. 'She bedazzled him with her feminine wile and captured his heart with tales of personal woe concerning the mysterious death of her mother, the cruel indifference of her father and her humiliation caused by King Magnus' public rejection.'
  3. 'The general public, for whom these essays are also written, should be similarly bedazzled.'
  4. 'It was an awful waste of life in his eyes, but it bedazzled Simon to think that someone could be so dedicated to a cause.'
  5. 'Doubtless, the special effects of this movie will bedazzle you.'
  6. 'So if you feel compelled to bedazzle your boss, unless she praises you every time she sees you, you'll always feel you failed.'
  7. 'What this postcard does first is bedazzle you with the illusion of three-dimensionality.'
  8. 'As they came upon the balcony guarded precariously by a short fence of black steel, Tia gazed up at the midnight sky, bedazzled by its sudden beauty.'
  9. 'She cleans and plants bulbs and is bedazzled by the flowers months later, all the while talking excitedly about them.'
  10. 'Yet I was lost in the haze of the impending battle, my eyes fazed and bedazzled by the brilliant flash of swords and cutlasses.'
  11. 'How magical to be a youngster bedazzled by the lights, the booing and singing encouraged among the kids, and the mistaken notion that it's all for them and not the parents who are shelling out.'
Decorate or personalize (clothing or accessories) using sequins, beads, glitter, etc.
  1. 'tiaras and beautiful bedazzled dresses'

More definitions

verb (used with object), bedazzled, bedazzling.

1. to impress forcefully, especially so as to make oblivious to faults or shortcomings: Audiences were bedazzled by her charm.

2. to dazzle so as to blind or confuse: The glare of the headlights bedazzled him.