from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who embellishes.
- n. A machine or device used to embellish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who embellishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which embellishes.
I have been informed by Mr. xxxxxxxxxxx that my name is posted on your website as a poser/embellisher.
Chicago Sun-Times columnist Lynn Sweet recently suggested the race is now seen as being between "a mob banker and a serial embellisher."
* Illinois Senate: Chicago Sun-Times columnist Lynn Sweet recently remarked that, if you only saw the ads in this race, you would think it was between a "mob banker" -- Democrat Alexi Giannoulias -- and a "serial embellisher" -- Rep. Mark Kirk (R).
And what an incredible looking dame; truly an original embellisher.
It never seemed to occur to him that by making her his priority, he became at best an embellisher, at worse, a liar and a cheat.
But I didn't buy an embellisher (though I was tempted) so that was pretty good of me, I thought!
Sarah loved trying the embellisher, and would have happily helped me take one home, but I resisted.
A few weeks ago I bought an expensive new machine - an embellisher.
Charlie must face his feelings when Rose announces she is moving to London and Alan fudges his online dating profile, only to wind up with a fellow profile-embellisher (guest star Allison Janney from The West Wing!).
When Neal Adams arrived, he found his perfect inker other than, possibly, himself in Dick Giordano, a consummate embellisher, who also brought out the sheer beauty in the, 'til then, more workmanlike Mike Sekowsky, in the New Wonder Woman.