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Meaning of DECORATIVE

Pronunciation:  'dekurutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"
 

DECORATIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: cosmetic, nonfunctional, ornamental
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dec"o*ra*tive\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]coratif.]
Suited to decorate or embellish; adorning. --
{Dec"o*ra*tive*ness}, n.

{Decorative art}, fine art which has for its end
   ornamentation, rather than the representation of objects
   or events.

 

 

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