To be spangled is to be decorated with beads, jewels, sequins, or other adornments. The American flag is called star-spangled, because it is full of stars.

Something spangled is covered with little decorations. A shirt with rhinestones all over it is spangled. A hat with little jewels on it is spangled. A banner with beads is spangled. When something is spangled, it's been spritzed up, spruced up, and made more colorful. Something spangled is usually more interesting to look at: it’s more detailed.

Definitions of spangled
  1. adjective
    covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    synonyms: beady, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangly
    adorned, decorated
    provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
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