attired attired  /ə ˈtaɪrd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination

Usage(s):

  1. The main car carried Akishino and his wife, Princess Kiko, elegantly attired in a checkered gray suit.
  2. The bride's attendants will wear pink gowns; the groomsmen will be attired in cutaways rented at $11 each.
  3. At the two 24-hour coffee shops, it's not unusual to see flamboyantly attired drag queens enjoying a late night snack.

News

  1. Jockey fashion superstitions

    They might look like circus performers, but these flamboyantly-attired men are in fact jockeys -- and what they wear could help determine whether they win or lose on the race track.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. SIMMONS: Nation has come a long way on voting rights

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: All eyes and ears are on Washington, D.C., where this month, perhaps as soon as Monday, the Supreme Court is expected to take the blinders off and rule on challenges to the seminal Voting Rights Act of 1965, whose signing by then-President Johnson drew women attired in hats and ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  3. Merced County high school graduates head out into world

    After 12 years of countless classes, books, skirmishes, stumbles and successes, and friendships made, it's time for area high school students to move on, advancing to college, university or career pursuits. More than 3,000 students graduate Thursday and today from schools throughout Merced County. Attired in traditional cap and gown, these students will celebrate their academic achievements in ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Merced Sun-Star

Quotes

  1. Ms. Kakutani says the novels' central appeal is their heroine, Lisbeth Salander, "a damaged sprite of a girl who becomes a goth-attired avenging angel, who can hack into any computer in the world and seemingly defeat any foe in hand-to-hand combat."
    on May 20, 2010 By: Michiko Kakutani Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "Yes, there are serious charges, but there are charges pending such as sleeping in, leaving a post early, not having your uniform properly attired," MacKay said.
    on Jul 30, 2008 By: Peter MacKay Source: CBC.ca

  3. "Having turned down the hideous jogging suit provided by the hospital, I am now attired as I was in my student days," writes Mr. Bauby, formerly a fashion magazine editor. "I see in the clothing a symbol of continuing life. And proof that I...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Jean-Dominique Bauby Source: Wall Street Journal

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