decor


de·cor

noun \dā-ˈkr, di-ˈ; ˈde-ˌkr, ˈdā-ˌ\

: the way that a room or the inside of a building is decorated

Full Definition of DECOR

1
:  a stage setting
2
a :  decoration 2
b :  the style and layout of interior furnishings

Variants of DECOR

de·cor or dé·cor \dā-ˈkr, di-ˈ; ˈde-ˌkr, ˈdā-ˌ\

Examples of DECOR

  1. The store offers a lot in home decor.
  2. <a minimalist approach has been taken with the stage decor for this production of the play>

Origin of DECOR

French décor, from décorer to decorate, from Latin decorare
First Known Use: 1897

Related to DECOR

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: decorament
Previous Word in the Dictionary: deconvolution
All Words Near: decor

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up decor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More