Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a nimb or halo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a nimbus; surrounded (especially, having the head surrounded) by a nimbus.

Etymologies

From nimb. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A conventional tree springs from the central loaf, and on each side is a nimbed figure.

    Vanishing England

  • In the morning he watched with unseeing eyes the headland come out a shapeless inkblot against the thin light of the false dawn, pass through all the stages of daybreak to the deep purple of its outlined mass nimbed gloriously with the gold of the rising sun.

    Within the Tides

Comments

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

  • Nimbed means having nimb or halo. Similar to nimbus.

    March 6, 2009

  • In the morning he watched with unseeing eyes the headland come out a shapeless inkblot against the thin light of the false dawn, pass through all the stages of daybreak to the deep purple of its outlined mass nimbed gloriously with the gold of the rising sun.

    - Conrad, The Planter of Malata

    March 5, 2009