decor

noun
de·​cor | \ dā-ˈkȯr , di-ˈ; ˈde-ˌkȯr, ˈdā-ˌ\
variants: or décor

Definition of decor

1 : a stage setting the symbolic nature of the decor— E. R. Bentley
b : the style and layout of interior furnishings the restaurant's modern decor

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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

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There’s also the Pacific Northwest Metropolitan Car Club’s cute little classic cars decked out in holiday decor. Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "Here comes holiday fun at Macy’s Parade in Seattle and Snowflake Lane in Bellevue," 21 Nov. 2018 But what PenaVega lacks in decor skills, she more than makes up for in holiday spirit. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "Why Alexa PenaVega Loves Starring in Hallmark Christmas Movies," 23 Dec. 2018 Christmas Made to Order, Hallmark's latest showing in its Countdown to Christmas lineup, has some absolutely beautiful decor that looks straight out of a storybook. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Hallmark's 'Christmas Made to Order' Was Filmed in This Cozy Bed and Breakfast," 23 Dec. 2018 The earthy decor scheme plays off the house’s beautiful stone and wood details. ELLE Decor, "This Holiday Party Is Anything But Traditional—And We're Obsessed," 30 Nov. 2018 Furniture and decor AHAlife: Take 20 percent off sitewide with code KARMA—$5 from every purchase will be donated to the California Fire Foundation to benefit victims of wildfire in California. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "Best Cyber Monday deals on furniture, bedding, and more," 24 Nov. 2018 From there, consider spending some time on decor to make your fitness center inviting. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Build a Budget-Friendly at-Home Gym With These Tips From Celebrity Trainer Erin Oprea," 18 Nov. 2018 Surrounded by impeccably landscaped grounds, the Finca Cortesin took its cues from traditional Spanish farmhouses—low, whitewashed, terra-cotta-tile-roofed, and built around interior courtyards that often have a Moorish decor. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Hotels in Europe: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 Visitors find the stylish house furnished with 1950s decor. Jay Jones, latimes.com, "Las Vegas' past, from a classic chapel to vintage railroad cars, on display at little-known museum," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of decor

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for decor

French décor, from décorer to decorate, from Latin decorare

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The first known use of decor was in 1897

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decor

noun

English Language Learners Definition of decor

: the way that a room or the inside of a building is decorated

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