from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Wearing livery: Liveried footmen stood on the palace steps.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Dressed in livery, uniformed, especially a servant in a servant's uniform or a chauffeur in uniform.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Wearing a livery. See livery, 3.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wearing a livery, or uniform dress. See livery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. wearing livery
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I want to be so rich someday that I can hire liveried lackeys to go out and panhandle for me.
After palace hotels and liveried doormen, India's hoteliers and developers are warming up to the possibilities of Spartan rooms with a bed and a television but minimal services -- no bell boys, no newspapers and no pampering.
The chain, known for the fleet of liveried Minis used by its staff, has broken one of the terms of its £260 million of bank loans following the collapse in its commission income.
It had the laughable name of Tuxedo Towers, which conjures images of liveried footmen, and polo, but in reality it had a day-glo aqua lobby, creaky elevator, and the entire place looked shoddy and rundown.
At last it was done, and the family stumbled back up the hill to the air-conditioned cars with the liveried drivers, and the mother collapsed into one car, and the door was shut solidly behind her, sealing her into her shadowed madness.
It is not the sort of building I could ever afford, but I tell myself I am not inclined to live on Fifth Avenue anyway; long-term exposure to liveried elevator operators would eventually bring me to Marxism.
One of the highlights of the celebration at the Brandenburg gate was the reunion of two giant marionettes (one of them over 7.5 m high, operated by a whole crowd of liveried puppeteers, who used their own weight to move them around), who for several days wandered the streets of former East and West Berlin before finding each other.
This historic bar, with liveried waiters serving Campari to a well-dressed clientele, may be the most elegantly "dolce vita" of Rome's watering holes.
She declined to comment on whether, like Ocado and Tesco, Amazon planned to use liveried vans to make deliveries.
The poet is in no mood for the liveried lackeys in the lobby, especially that unctuous concierge with the engraved name tag.
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