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decorative

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

Simple Definition of decorative

  • : used to make something more attractive : used for decoration

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of decorative

  1. :  serving to decorate; especially :  purely ornamental

decoratively

adverb

decorativeness

noun

Examples of decorative in a sentence

  1. We added some decorative details to the room.

  2. The handles are decorative and practical.



1791

First Known Use of decorative

1791


DECORATIVE Defined for Kids

decorative

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adjective dec·o·ra·tive \ˈde-kə-rə-tiv, ˈde-krə-\

Definition of decorative for Students

  1. :  serving to improve appearance :  ornamental <Decorative banners were hung for the fair.>





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