donned donned  /ˈdɑnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Spanish gentleman or nobleman
  2. (n) teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
  3. (n) the head of an organized crime family
  4. (n) Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu
  5. (n) a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov
  6. (n) a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename
  7. (v) put clothing on one's body

Usage(s):

  1. On Tuesday, he was sans pin on the Senate floor, but then later donned it while speaking to working-class voters in Missouri during the evening.
  2. Ken Salazar is a hat guy, and he donned his trademark Stetson on Wednesday during his introduction as Secretary of the Interior-designate.
  3. Dawes donned his clothes, went downstairs.

News

  1. Prince William's Cutest Moments in Uniform

    With his roles as a prince and a member of the Royal Air Force, Prince William has donned all kinds of uniforms over the years. Between his monarchy-related duties and his military service in Wales, it's clear that the future King of England wants to be more to his country than a figurehead. And lucky for us, the Duke of Cambridge looks good doing it. Ahead of the dad-to-be's 31st birthday this ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  2. Sun bathers, reptiles emerge in Alaska heat as wildfires spread

    By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - With a heat wave gripping Alaska, strange things have been happening under the midnight sun. Anchorage residents, who a month ago shivered through an unseasonably cold spring and a surprise May snowstorm, have donned swimsuits and depleted stores of fans to ward off record heat in the state's largest city. Temperatures have run as much as 20 degrees ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Lea Michele Gets In on the FEED Fun in Brooklyn

    Lea Michele donned a hint of red to act as cohost of Target's FEED collaboration party held at Brooklyn Bridge Park yesterday in NYC, where she was joined by FEED's founder and cohost, Lauren Bush Lauren, as well as Sophia Bush, Karlie Kloss, and Mamie Gummer. The Summer soiree in celebration of Target's partnership with the FEED Foundation, which aims to end world hunger, also included a live ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PopSugar

Quotes

  1. "He has been the consummate professional since the first day he donned a Diamondback uniform and only because this gives him an opportunity to expand his horizon for the remainder of the season and the fact it brought us some valuable pieces to our...
    on Jul 31, 2004 By: Joe Garagiola Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "Ben, without question, is one of the finest basketball players to have ever donned a uniform at UConn," Calhoun said. "He's one of the most special kids that I've had the pleasure to coach, and it will be sad because we'll miss him."
    on Apr 14, 2004 By: Jim Calhoun Source: WDIV

  3. "I think the age thing never really donned on me," Suppan said. "He's the type of player, you don't even look at his age until after the fact and you say, 'Wow, he's only 23 years old."
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Jeff Suppan Source: International Herald Tribune

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