Simple Definition of decorative
: used to make something more attractive : used for decoration
Full Definition of decorative
: serving to decorate; especially : purely ornamental
Examples of decorative in a sentence
We added some decorative details to the room.
The handles are decorative and practical.
First Known Use of decorative
Rhymes with decorative
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