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decorative

decorative

adjective dec·o·ra·tive \ˈde-k(ə-)rə-tiv, ˈde-kə-ˌrā-\

: used to make something more attractive : used for decoration

Full Definition of DECORATIVE

:  serving to decorate; especially :  purely ornamental
dec·o·ra·tive·ly adverb
dec·o·ra·tive·ness noun

Examples of DECORATIVE

  1. We added some decorative details to the room.
  2. The handles are decorative and practical.

First Known Use of DECORATIVE

1791

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