Definition of objet d'art
1 : an article of some artistic value
2 : curio —called also objet
Examples of objet d'art in a sentence
The house is decorated with objets d'art from around the world.
the museum's collection is strongest in objets d'art from the South Pacific
Origin and Etymology of objet d'art
French, literally, art object
First Known Use: circa 1865
OBJET D'ART Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of objet d'art for English Language Learners
: a small object that is valued because it is beautiful or interesting : an object that has artistic value
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