Definition of decorative
: serving to decorate; especially : purely ornamental
Examples of decorative in a Sentence
We added some decorative details to the room.
The handles are decorative and practical.
Recent Examples of decorative from the Web
He and Jessop pointed out touches such as original windows with wavy glass, original wood on support columns in the first-floor gallery, and the decorative tin ceiling, which dates to the 1920s, in the main theater on the second floor.
Garments are restored with the use of patches, embroidery, creative stitching, and decorative safety pins.
A major source of standing water is the bromeliad, a common decorative plant that looks like the top of a pineapple.
The brand announced Wednesday on Instagram that Gucci Décor is launching in September, and will include furniture and decorative pieces designed by the brand's creative director Alessandro Michele.
Litter boxes can also be creatively upgraded: Bechen suggests choosing one with a decorative cover.
The decorative tarps in Nippert's upper deck on the east side of the venue have been removed in anticipation of general-admission overflow, FC Cincinnati spokeswoman Fumi Kimura told The Enquirer Wednesday afternoon.
The museum houses American and British decorative art, contemporary art, and a Woodland Sculpture Trail, showcasing the work of international artists.
Asian styles were evoked in the multitudinous use of layers — a thick hybrid poncho in Cerulean blue with tassels, or an oversize coat covered in blurred text that looked like a decorative pattern.
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Definition of decorative for English Language Learners
: used to make something more attractive : used for decoration
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