un·​dec·​o·​rat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈde-kə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce undecorated (audio) \

Definition of undecorated

: having no decorations or ornaments : not decorated an undecorated room/building undecorated pottery also : plain, simple, unadorned undecorated facts the undecorated truth

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Recent Examples on the Web Ghanaian taste demanded that no surface, in a home, a building facade, a sidewalk, or a bus, go undecorated. Brian T. Allen, National Review, "The Art of Posters," 11 Jan. 2020 Many farms and farm animal rescue and sanctuaries will happily take Christmas trees that are undecorated, untreated and still green. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, "Getting Rid of Your Christmas Tree? Give it to Hungry Goats Instead of Throwing it Out," 30 Dec. 2019 Home Depot offers a program where undecorated trees can be turned into mulch and is available free of charge for anyone who wants some. Micah Walker, Detroit Free Press, "Here's how to recycle wrapping paper, other Christmas decorations," 27 Dec. 2019 Many places will also accept undecorated trees and put them through a wood chipper to be turned into mulch and compost. Elizabeth Wolfe And Saeed Ahmed, CNN, "Here's what you can do with your Christmas tree now that the holiday is over," 26 Dec. 2019 Deckless Sunday Spend today feeling ashamed of your undecorated home. BostonGlobe.com, "Marital Fight Saturday," 9 Dec. 2019 No space is left undecorated: the Grand Staircase seemingly stolen from a storybook, the Salon de la Lune’s and Salon du Soleil’s lamps reflected in facing mirrors to infinity. Joshua Barone, New York Times, "Behind the Curtain at the Paris Opera," 6 Sep. 2019 What is Beaux-Arts but the abhorrence of undecorated surfaces, right? Douglas Brenner, House Beautiful, "Designer Annie Brahler on Decorating a Landmark Victorian," 1 Apr. 2012 The grotto’s simple stone walls were a startling contrast with the leave-no-surface-undecorated church. Alice Short, latimes.com, "Savoring the multiple personalities of Malta," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of undecorated

circa 1763, in the meaning defined above

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“Undecorated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undecorated. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of undecorated

: not having decorations

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