decor

noun de·cor \ dā-ˈkȯr , di-ˈ ; ˈde-ˌkȯr , ˈdā-ˌ \
variants: or décor
Updated on: 20 Feb 2018

Definition of decor

1 : a stage setting
  • the symbolic nature of the decor
  • —E. R. Bentley
2 a : decoration 2
b : the style and layout of interior furnishings
  • the restaurant's modern decor

Examples of decor in a Sentence

  1. The store offers a lot in home decor.

  2. a minimalist approach has been taken with the stage decor for this production of the play

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Origin and Etymology of decor

French décor, from décorer to decorate, from Latin decorare

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DECOR Defined for English Language Learners

decor

noun

Definition of decor for English Language Learners

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



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