Definition of decor
1 : a stage setting the symbolic nature of the decor — E. R. Bentley
2a : decoration 2b : the style and layout of interior furnishings the restaurant's modern decor
Examples of decor in a Sentence
The store offers a lot in home decor.
a minimalist approach has been taken with the stage decor for this production of the play
Recent Examples of decor from the Web
At dusk, patrons made their way past the big cat enclosures into a candlelit tent where decor by Erin McDonald Co. was inspired by the majestic African landscape.
Overall, the decor is much more understated than that of Johnson's homes in New York City and Malibu, though still colorful enough to brighten up any vacation. Related: Score!
MEDIA ROOM This will probably be just as popular with the teenagers in the house, but a media room can be masculine in decor.
On the inside, hand-carved wood and Chinese decor transport the visitor to a different land, and, D'Angelo said, the state of mind necessary to provide the services the temple offers.
The property is covered in U.S. decor, ranging from windmill spinners to U.S. flags waving in the wind on 25-foot flagpoles.
On the opposite side of the room, patrons on Friday were two-deep drinking at the long bar that, like much of the decor, is unique.
The first phase, which cost about $290,000, also went for upgrading decor at Crescent Park, Centennial Park and along Ravinia Avenue.
The decor at the tiny Williamsburg restaurant Abracadabra is pure Berkeley co-op circa 1997—yarn God’s-eyes, mismatched chairs, and a rack of alt-weeklies (which, yes, still exist).
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Origin and Etymology of decor
French décor, from décorer to decorate, from Latin decorare
First Known Use: 1897See Words from the same year
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