attired

[ uh-tahyuh r ]SEE DEFINITION OF attired
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The fellow was attired in the uniform of an attendant at the sanitarium.

Is he not attired as becometh the bridegroom of the harlot of Rome?

He was attired after the manner of the country, but more sumptuously than the rest.

He had scarce concluded, when Ariadne entered, attired like a bride.

Susan was attired in a jupe sweeping and immensely full––to be in style!

The lady was attired in a manner that left her glitteringly and splendidly bare.

They attired him in his wedding garments, and so placed him in the coffin.

Many in the crowd were attired in articles of dress that they had gained in the plunder.

The girls were attired in their shortest, darkest gowns, and ready for the road.

The queen, attired in an elegant morning dress, entered the corridor.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "to fit out, equip; to dress in finery, to adorn," from Old French atirier "to equip, ready, prepare," from a- "to" + tire "order, row, dress" (see tier). Related: Attired; attiring.

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