from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Dyed with henna


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

henna +‎ -ed


  • From the jewel-encrusted tikka adorning the bride's forehead, to her chandelier-like earrings, ornate nose ring and the bangles on her arms, to the rings on her hennaed fingers and toes, a traditional Indian wedding involves some serious "bling".

    Every Indian wedding adds to demand in world's biggest jewellery market

  • She gathered her long hennaed hair off her neck and turned her head away.

    2010 March – Heuristic

  • Cat went rigid, a new awareness of this quivering mountain of a woman in her soiled apron and heavy wooden clogs, her frizzy, hennaed hair pinned in a lopsided mess beneath a wrinkled cap.

    Earl of Durkness

  • And hair a frizzed hennaed horror beneath a stained mobcap, her striped yellow and red gown stretched to breaking beneath a pink apron.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The elders, one with a hennaed beard, one wearing an Afghan Pakol hat, one a turban, another a sheepskin Jinnah cap, make the gathering seem like a jirga in Afghanistan.

    Jamyang Norbu: Language, Identity & Revolution in Tibet

  • The woman had hennaed red hair pulled up into two pom-pom ponytails.


  • Outraged at the sight of maltreated animals, he blasts a curse at a brutal circus operator, the horribly hennaed Captain Aag.

    A Return to the Land of Rushdie

  • I had chopped off my long blond hair and hennaed it flame red as planned, and saved up my money to buy a pair of thigh-high flat-heeled suede boots like those the impossibly chic fashion editors at the magazine were wearing.

    Falling Apart in One Piece

  • A pair of hennaed belly dancers in swirling chiffon skirts and coin-dangling hip scarves performed hip drops with a supple and sensual precision that left his mouth dry.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Someone gasped in the room behind me, and I whipped round with a yelp of fear to find myself confronting my dusky amazon of the balcony, hennaed hair a-tumble, hands raised in amazement.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.