adjective \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



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