brilliantined

Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of brilliantine.

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Examples

  • Sunday service can feature brilliantined choirboys, or an organist, or dancing women in kente cloth.

    The Velvet Reformation

  • Sunday service can feature brilliantined choirboys, or an organist, or dancing women in kente cloth.

    The Velvet Reformation

  • Sunday service can feature brilliantined choirboys, or an organist, or dancing women in kente cloth.

    The Velvet Reformation

  • Slowly at first, and then with increasing confidence, Ruby described Frankie, the man with the brilliantined hair.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • Oh … and David Wilcox was there, standing beside the burly, cold-eyed man with the expensive suit and brilliantined hair.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • For all his brilliantined resemblance to one of J.C. Leyendecker's Arrow C.llar ads, Mr. Raabe keys his panache to his real passion: the music.

    The Wunderbar Max Raabe

  • Maher by contrast is all slickness and centrality — brilliantined, bespoke, with that pampered chuckle and long, connoisseurial nose.

    An Atheist Walks Into a Bar …

  • Slowly at first, and then with increasing confidence, Ruby described Frankie, the man with the brilliantined hair.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • Maher by contrast is all slickness and centrality — brilliantined, bespoke, with that pampered chuckle and long, connoisseurial nose.

    An Atheist Walks Into a Bar …

  • The pants fit equally well over legs that were like tree stumps, and his polished shoes and brilliantined, combed-back hair both reflected the light from the hanging globes above.

    DIAMOND RUBY

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  • 'Do you seriously imagine a girl like that

    could be interested in an ageing, brilliantined stick insect like you?'

    —Sybil to Basil, Fawlty Towers

    November 11, 2008