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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ We were watching the tufted ducks which made up for their late appearance this season by arriving in more than usual strength.
▪ And black and white tufted ducks tacked to-and-fro, the wind blowing their crests into stiff little top-knots.
▪ Rain sheeted down on gad wall, tufted duck, coot and mallard.
▪ Eider ducks were vying with mallard and tufted ducks, the ducklings dodging in and around people's legs.
▪ My excuse for the gap in my knowledge is that tufted ducks are rarely vocal except during the breeding period.
▪ The tufted ducks gathered into a loose raft in mid-water and eyed the intruders with disdain.
▪ I counted more than 30 tufted ducks while at least 80 mallards were making wide sweeps round the pond before resettling.
▪ Through binoculars we recognised shoveler, teal, pochard and tufted duck, all of which breed in the pools.
▪ The old man's ears were tufted with white hair.
▪ And black and white tufted ducks tacked to-and-fro, the wind blowing their crests into stiff little top-knots.
▪ Rain sheeted down on gad wall, tufted duck, coot and mallard.
▪ The more popular types of tufted carpets are not manufactured.
▪ The ridged and tufted counterpane has been carefully and frequently laundered.
▪ The third is Royal Thistle a patterned tufted in 50% Wool 50% Polypropylene in 10 colours.
▪ Use underlay under woven carpet, or jute-backed tufted carpet.
▪ We were watching the tufted ducks which made up for their late appearance this season by arriving in more than usual strength.
▪ Whenever I take hold of a woman I feel as though my feet are slithering on tufted grass and goat willow.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

decorated \decorated\ adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly; bedaubed; bespectacled, monocled, spectacled; braided; brocaded, embossed, raised; buttony; carbuncled; champleve, cloisonne, enameled; crested, plumed having a decorative plume); crested, top-knotted, topknotted, tufted; crested; embellished, ornamented, ornate; embroidered; encircled, ringed, wreathed; fancied up, gussied, gussied up, tricked out; feathery, feathered, plumy; frilled, frilly, ruffled; fringed; gilt-edged; inflamed; inlaid; inwrought; laced; mosaic, tessellated; paneled, wainscoted; studded; tapestried; tasseled, tasselled; tufted; clinquant, tinseled, tinselly; tricked-out] Also See: clothed, fancy. Antonym: unadorned.

Syn: adorned.

  1. Having tuft#Noun. v

  2. (en-past of: tuft)

  1. adj. (of plants) growing in dense clumps or tufts [syn: caespitose, cespitose]

  2. having or adorned with tufts; "a tufted bedspread"

  3. (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination; "golden crested"; "crested iris"; "crested oriole"; "tufted duck"; "tufted loosestrife" [syn: crested, topknotted]


Usage examples of "tufted".

Captain Bazan Deralta had an old, lined face with tufted eyebrows and a pinched nose set above a firm mouth and prominent jaw.

What he saw was a half mile of white beach with a fringe of tufted coconut palms leaning seaward, a few canoes hauled up on the beach, a large corrugated iron godown and a small wooden bungalow, painted white with green trimmings and wide, deep verandas, squatted on the low bluff above the beach.

He settled back in his pneumatic chair, folded his hands comfortably over his fat middle, and beamed at Kirin with twinkling eyes that flashed under tufted brows.

He saw a woman in her mid thirties, plump, amply breasted, bellied and thighed, well tufted in pubes and armpits, plain of face save for sparkling brown eyes, dark hair curling down behind her shoulders.

Spence and Macnamara in viridian green, the Masquers in their strange white costumes with their tufted ears.

This was the first grassy slope under his feet, now, and ahead of him must be the tufted embankment below the wapentake field.

Buffaloes are heavily built oxen, with sparsely haired skin, large ears, long, tufted tails, broad muzzles and massive angulated horns.

American poet with a beard and tufted eyebrows: Gerald, a professional beatnik from the western United States.

Beresford, a tall, thin, relaxed man with tufted black eyebrows, a horseshoe ring of greying hair fringing the sunburnt baldness of his head, and lively hazel eyes twiligh in the lined brown leather of his face, came along only for the peace, comfort, and food: the company of the great left him cold, a fact vastly appreciated by captain Bullen, who shared his sentiments exactly.

Nabokovs left for Menton, where the tufted crags to the north hemmed in a second summer.

Whenever he rooted himself in a meadow of buttercups and poppies, or amidst purple monkshood and the peering, sightless faces of field pansies, or within sight of sweet pink clover and tufted violet vetch and sunny ragwort, it appeared at first that here was simply a gratuitous explosion of loveliness, to daze the bees and butterflies.

The pines and firs showed no longer their sempervirent green, but were black amid the white tufted lines on their branches, that still served to accentuate their symmetry.

To the south, beyond a creek whose further bank was a raw edge of gleaming mud hummocks tufted with dark spriggy heaths and veined with waterways that shone white under the cold sky, there stretched a great quiet plain.

Twenty feet away the blonde maid stood in her black uniform to the right of the naked Sophie, whose wide buttocks and tufted vulva pointed directly toward George as she bent at the waist over the body of the duke.

On the other side of the desert we came to a swamp, great sucky grasses tufted into a green scum, we abandoned the Land-Rover for a pirogue, and with one of my companions paddling in the bow and the other poling in the stern and me in the middle set off across the dank whining surface, giant cypresses gnarling and snarling all about us and two-inch-high tree monkeys hanging by one arm like evil fruits therefrom.