Examples of decoration in a Sentence
The vase has a fancy decoration on one side.
a plain sweater knit without decoration
He's a genius at home decoration.
a unique style of decoration
He received a decoration from the President.
Recent Examples of decoration from the Web
Look no further than your Christmas tree The red and white candy sticks are a popular holiday decoration in the U.S., thanks to a German immigrant who'd moved to Wooster, Ohio, named August Imgard.
Photo: Ty Wright for The Wall Street Journal On the porch of the two-story white house, Halloween decorations hung from the rafters and the dead man’s girlfriend smoked a cigarette.
The cobbled piazza of nearby Covent Garden is always home to some of the city’s best Christmas decorations.
Not all the bright lights this December night will be holiday decorations.
They are not allowed to have Halloween decorations on their home, offer trick-or-treat candy, or answer the door to anyone other than law enforcement or parole agents, the news release said.
In America, crows count as a Halloween decoration, like skeletons and mini-gravestones.
Halloween decorations creep back into stores in August.
Candy corn, which serves better as a Halloween decoration than a consumable good, comes out on top with 146,782 pounds of it sold in the state, according to CandyStore.com.
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First Known Use of decoration
Synonymsadornment, beautifier, caparison, doodad, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trim
Related Wordsapparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappings
Near Antonymsblemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain
DECORATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of decoration for English Language Learners
: something that is added to something else to make it more attractive
: the act of decorating something (such as a room)
: a medal or award that is given to someone for doing something brave or honorable (such as fighting bravely in a war)
DECORATION Defined for Kids
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