beautied

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

beauty +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

beautied (comparative more beautied, superlative most beautied)

  1. (obsolete, poetic) beautiful; embellished
    • c. 1599–1602, Shakespeare, William, Hamlet, act 3, scene 1, lines 51–53:
      The harlot's cheek, beautied with plastering art, / Is not more ugly to the thing that helps it / Than is my deed to my most painted word.