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ˈdaɪ zən, ˈdɪz əndizen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bedizen, dizenverb

    dress up garishly and tastelessly

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Dizenverb

    To dress; to deck; to rig out. A low word.

    Etymology: This word seems corrupted from dight.

    Your ladyship lifts up the sash to be seen;
    For sure I had dizen’d you out like a queen. Jonathan Swift.


  1. dizen

    Qaber Shamiyah (Arabic: قبر شامية), also known as Dizen (ديزن), is a village near Tell Tamer in western al-Hasakah Governorate, northeastern Syria. Administratively it belongs to the Nahiya Tell Tamer. The village is inhabited by Assyrians belonging to the Assyrian Church of the East, and Arabs. At the 2004 census, it had a population of 734. When the Islamic State group took over, the Mar Chamoun church was burned. By the end of 2021, there were only three Assyrian Christians remaining in the village.


  1. dizen

    Dizen refers to the act of dressing or adorning something or someone in an ostentatious, excessive, or showy manner. It is often used in the context of extravagant or gaudy decoration or attire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dizenverb

    to dress; to attire

  2. Dizenverb

    to dress gaudily; to overdress; to bedizen; to deck out

  3. Etymology: [Perh. orig., to dress in a foolish manner, and allied to dizzy: but cf. also OE. dysyn (Palsgrave) to put tow or flax on a distaff, i. e., to dress it. Cf. Distaff.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dizen

    dī′zn, or diz′n, v.t. to dress gaudily: (obs.) to dress: to deck. [From an Eng. form found also in Low Ger. diesse, the bunch of flax on the distaff.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dizen in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dizen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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