Definition of decor
1 : a stage setting the symbolic nature of the decor — E. R. Bentley
2a : decoration 2b : the style and layout of interior furnishings the restaurant's modern decor
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
Recent Examples of decor from the Web
Restoration Emporium offers vintage and vintage-inspired farmhouse and urban decor.
Select apparel, decor, bedding, appliances and outdoor items are up to 60 percent off at JC Penney.
Ambiance: Pictures of assorted diners line the walls (kind of a diner hall of fame), hung atop what looks like dingy Civil War-era wallpaper that somehow feels like fitting decor.
Disneyland has also updated its Autopia ride with new robots and space-age decor.
The accolade speaks to the hotel's outlandish qualities: fantastical Arabian decor, helicopter tours, a fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms, a reception on every floor, 24-hour butler services, and Ferrari and Lamborghini rentals.
FLOWERS AND DECOR: Rennie Friedlander of Simply Beautiful Flowers in Baltimore provided the flowers, which were in the colors of pale pastels: pinks, greens, yellows and cream.
For Maple’s founders, coming up with that answer means thinking as thoroughly about what makes for a good delivery experience as traditional restaurateurs think about furniture, plating, location, and decor.
But at $130 its a system that should appeal to those who like some pizazz in their home decor.
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Origin and Etymology of decor
French décor, from décorer to decorate, from Latin decorare
First Known Use: 1897See Words from the same year
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