berouged

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ rouge +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

berouged (comparative more berouged, superlative most berouged)

  1. Wearing rouge.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 566:
      Berouged and beribboned aristocrats were assailed on these grounds as much as unreproductive ecclesiastics who spent their time consorting with females.
    • 2006, Todd Porterfield & Susan L Siegfried, Staging Empire, p. 159:
      No matter what quotient of Josephine's actual features, Isabey's artful cosmetics, or David's own inventions made it onto the final canvas, Josephine's berouged face evoked the youth and vitality valued in fertile females.