Bedazzled



to impress forcefully, especially so as to make oblivious to faults or shortcomings:
Audiences were bedazzled by her charm.
to dazzle so as to blind or confuse:
The glare of the headlights bedazzled him.
Contemporary Examples

Like Hamlin, McGinley is also no stranger to bedazzled spandex, having also competed on a season of Dancing with the Stars.
The Most Random Old TV Stars to Appear on ‘Mad Men’ Kevin Fallon May 28, 2014

Together they proved why this wacky, bedazzled Liberace fever dream of a TV show is one that we should never stop watching.
‘Dancing With the Stars’: A Love Letter to TV’s Most Ridiculous Show Kevin Fallon September 16, 2013

The contestants return for the “swimsuit” round, clad in light blue, bedazzled tulle g-strings.
And the Wiener Is…My Trip to Brooklyn’s Smallest Penis Pageant Tessa Miller June 15, 2014

From Calder to bedazzled tribal cuffs, the jewels at New York Fashion Week are oversized and outrageous.
All That Glitters Alisa Gould-Simon February 16, 2009

So, Mrs. Shattuck printed out a cheer resume on purple paper and, as is her way, bedazzled the paper with rhinestones.
From Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader to Mrs. Robinson Brandy Zadrozny November 5, 2014

Tunics in dizzying rococo prints were bedazzled with sequins for a double-your-fun lushness.
Milan Fashion Week’s Malaise Robin Givhan September 22, 2011

Historical Examples

I was fifteen and romantic, and I was bedazzled just as the others were.
The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story Various

In one bedazzled moment we review a whole night of darkness.
The Colossus Opie Read

Her appointments with Delmar had interrupted the sittings, and left Pellerin all the time to get bedazzled.
Sentimental Education, Volume II Gustave Flaubert

It is quite evident that Brantôme’s eyes were bedazzled by the glitter of royalty, or was it the glitter of royal gold?
In Chteau Land Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

verb
(transitive) to dazzle or confuse, as with brilliance
v.

1590s, from be- + dazzle (v.). Related: Bedazzled; bedazzling.

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