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
His two sons help put up the decorations at their 112 Dances Bay Road home.
Having now passed with flying colors, construction team members are pulling long hours to get the 45-foot-long vehicle ready for decoration, which starts Dec. 26.
Kardashian West took her kids North and Saint on an evening trip around town to see the decorations.
The decorations went on sale during Ladew’s popular Christmas Open House held last weekend.
Each year, the village's Beautification Committee hosts a contest to honor the homes with the best holiday decorations.
Which pumpkins make good pies? — Karen, Indianapolis Dear Reader: Most of the pumpkins sold today are large and used for decoration.
They have been grown for decoration and not eating.
The Halloween decorations are just going up and Thanksgiving is more than a month away.
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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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