An example of a livery is the uniform of the army.
The airline's new livery received a mixed reaction from the press.
He liveried his servents in the most modest of clothing.
Ushers in livery.
Other Word Forms
Origin of livery
- Middle English liveri from Old French livree delivery from feminine past participle of livrer to deliver from Latin līberāre to free from līber free leudh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Anglo-Norman liveree, from Old French livree. Compare modern French livrer.