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Meaning of ADORNMENT

Pronunciation:  u'dornmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
  2. [n]  a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
 

ADORNMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: band, banding, beauty spot, boutonniere, circlet, cordon, decoration, decoration, diamante, epaulet, epaulette, flounce, fob, frill, frog, frogs, frontal, frontlet, furbelow, jewellery, jewelry, ornament, ornamentation, passementerie, pectoral, pectoral medallion, pendant, plume, pom-pom, pompon, rosette, ruffle, sequin, spangle, stripe, tassel, trim, trimming, war paint

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*dorn"ment\ (-ment), n. [Cf. OF. adornement. See
{Adorn}.]
An adorning; an ornament; a decoration.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adjunct, arrangement, beauties, beautification, beauty treatment, color, color patterns, colors, colors of rhetoric, decor, decoration, elaboration, elegant variation, embellishment, emblazonment, emblazonry, embroidery, facial, figure, figure of speech, fine writing, floridity, floridness, flourish, flower arrangement, floweriness, flowers of speech, frill, furniture arrangement, garnish, garnishment, garniture, hairdressing, illumination, lushness, luxuriance, manicure, ornament, ornamentation, prettification, purple patches, trim, trimming, window dressing
 

 

 

 

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