noun jew·el·ry \ˈjü-əl-rē, ˈjül-rē, ˈjl-; ÷ˈjü-lə-rē\

: decorative objects (such as rings, necklaces, and earrings) that people wear on their body

Full Definition of JEWELRY

:  jewels; especially :  objects of precious metal often set with gems and worn for personal adornment

Examples of JEWELRY

  1. a store that sells jewelry

First Known Use of JEWELRY

14th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator
JEWELRY Defined for Kids


noun jew·el·ry \ˈjü-əl-rē\

Definition of JEWELRY for Kids

:  ornamental pieces (as rings or necklaces) worn on the body


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