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Meaning of ADORNMENT

Pronunciation:  u'dornmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\A*dorn"ment\ (-ment), n. [Cf. OF. adornement. See
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