Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: clad
IPA transcription: [kl'├Žd]
Pronunciations of clad
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adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: clothed, clad
    Meaning: wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
Usage examples
  • As I have said before, she was clad in the mail of endurance, but was utterly without weapons.
  • All they did was to perform their dirty, arduous toil, eat poorly; they were miserably clad, addicted to drunkenness.
  • Men talk of their filth and their poverty: but commend me to sterling honesty, though clad in rags, as the poet saith.
  • At the sound of this disturbance, another figure, also clad in skins, emerged from the hut, a gun in his hand, and ran towards us.
  • A tall man, as tall as Le Loup he was, clad in black from head to foot, in plain, close-fitting garments that somehow suited the somber face.
  • Upon his head he placed a light and comfortable diving helmet, and so clad, on the following Christmas Eve he awaited the coming of his tormentor.
  • Tommy Dare gave three cheers for Mrs. Van Raffles, and Mrs. Gramercy Van Pelt, clad in a gorgeous red costume, stood up on a chair and toasted me in a bumper of champagne.
  • "Then the world turned red--the hut went up in a roar and a red rain flooded the valley--through it I saw--the hermit and a tall man clad all in black--coming from the trees--"
  • And when the maiden appeared, clad in her white smock, flames of fire curled about her, and the Romans brought some torches, and some straw, and some shavings, and fires were kindled in Rome again.
  • The horseman on his right hand was clad after the manner of a herald, and the horseman on his left hand was clad after the manner of a steward. And the three horsemen sat motionless, awaiting the bewildered ambassadors of Beethorpe.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Stuyvesant High School, License CC BY-SA 4.0