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Definition of the verb bespangle

What does bespangle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: bespangled | bespangling | bespangles

  1. decorate with spangles
  2. dot or sprinkle with sparkling or glittering objects

Alternative definition of the verb bespangle


  1. To cover something with spangles

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Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

twangle, wangle, wrangle; bemängle, bespangle, embrangle, entangle, pentan- gle, quadrangle, rectangle, right angle, straight angle, triangle, untangle, wide- angle; disentangle, interj angle. -angled, newfangled, oldfangled, star-spangled.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English Languages (1821)

Under the Patronage of the Government of Ceylon by Benjamin Clough

a, 6&GeojeoSo Bespangle, 1. /.4%t, 4. /32.4%r. A-4-4 A...e6 %aue&A ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

bashful battle bauble beadle beagle bearable beatable beautiful bedazzle bedevil bedraggle beetle befuddle behavioral bejewel believable belittle bendable beneficial bengal bequeathal beryl bespangle besprinkle bestial bestowal bethel ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

haranguìng overhanging paper-hanging slanging “ slangwranging ” twanging angle bangle bemangle bespangle brangle dangle disentangle embrangle entangle interjangle intertangle j angle mangle mingle-mangle phalangal quadrangle ...

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

bespangle (bēspăng′gl; be spang gl). To decorate with spangles or other glittering ornaments. Bessarabian lamb (bĕsәrā ′bĭәn; bess a ray bee an). Coarserhaired, crossbred type of Persian lamb. See FURS.

Google previewThe anti-absurd or phrenotypic English pronouncing & orthographical dictionary (1845)

by Bartłomiej Beniowski

BENIsox benezn BESMoRE besmo'k BENNET benet BESMUT besmust BENT bent BEsom be'zm BENTING TIME benting- BEsort besort tym BEsot beso't BEsought beso't BESPANGLE bespa'ngl BESPATTER bespaster BESPAwl bespool ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter

[BESPANGLE.] "In one grand bespangled expanse."-Darwin. Descent of Man, pt. ii., ch. 13. bö-spång-lińg, pr. par. [BEsPANGLE.] * be-spar'-age, v.t. [A wrong formation for disparage (q.v.), -sparage being taken, instead of -parage, as the stem.] ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

[ BESPANGLE.] “In one grand bespangled expanse."--Darwin: Descent of Man, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1879)

A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

[BESPANGLE.] "... In one grand baptmgltd expanse.

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language, Containing Accurate Information Regarding the Origin, Spelling, Definition, Pronunciation, and Use of Words; Also a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of All Branches of Knowledge with Numerous Illustrations. The Entire Work Prepared and Arranged by an Editorial Staff of Distinguished American Scholars, Assisted by a Corps of Specialists Eminent in Art, Science, and Literature

[BESPANGLE.] *be-Spar'-age, v. t. To disparage. “These men should come to b .” Nash: P. Penilesse. obesparage gantlemen bé-spät-têr, v. t. [Eng, prefix be, and spatter.] 1. Lit.: To defile or soil by flinging mud, clay, water, or anything similar at ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New and Original Work of Refrence to the Words in the English Language

[Bespangle,] * be-spar-age, v.t. [A wrong formation for disparage (q.v. ), -sparage being taken, instead of -parage, as the stem. ] To disparage. "These men should come to beeparage gentlemen." — Шаек: /'.

Google previewThe Illustrated National Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, on the Basis of Webster, Worcester, Walker, Johnson, Etc (1869)

Bespangle, (be- spang/gl) v. t. to adorn Bespatter, (bé-spat'tgr) v. t. to spatter over with water and dirt. Bespeak, (bf!-spék') v. t. [pret. bespoke; pp. bespoken] to speak for beforehand.

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Scrabble value of B3E1S1P3A1N1G2L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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