Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which embellishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who embellishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who embellishes.
  • noun A machine or device used to embellish.

Etymologies

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embellish +‎ -er

Examples

  • And what an incredible looking dame; truly an original embellisher.

    The scandalous Lillian Hellman

  • Chicago Sun-Times columnist Lynn Sweet recently suggested the race is now seen as being between "a mob banker and a serial embellisher."

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  • I have been informed by Mr. xxxxxxxxxxx that my name is posted on your website as a poser/embellisher.

    frank joseph visconi

  • * 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).

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  • 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.

    A familiar sucker punch. «

  • But I didn't buy an embellisher (though I was tempted) so that was pretty good of me, I thought!

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  • Sarah loved trying the embellisher, and would have happily helped me take one home, but I resisted.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • A few weeks ago I bought an expensive new machine - an embellisher.

    New techniques, new work

  • But I didn't buy an embellisher (though I was tempted) so that was pretty good of me, I thought!

    Festival of Quilts...

  • Sarah loved trying the embellisher, and would have happily helped me take one home, but I resisted.

    Festival of Quilts...

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