Synonyms and Antonyms of accoutrement
1 something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment this vacuum cleaner has all of the accoutrements for cleaning furniture as well as floors Synonyms of accoutrement accessory (or accouterment), adapter (also adaptor), add-on, adjunct, appendage, appliance, attachment, optionWords Related to accoutrement accompaniment, additive, complement, supplement; auxiliary, subsidiary; amenity, doodad, embroidery, extra, filler, frill, incidental, luxury, nonessential, nonnecessity; appurtenances, bells and whistles, equipment, furnishings, habiliment(s), paraphernalia, trappings; adornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, garnish, ornament, trim, trimmingNear Antonyms of accoutrement essential, necessity, requirement, requisite
2 accoutrements or accouterments pl items needed for the performance of a task or activity has all the accoutrements that the home pastry chef could ever want Synonyms of accoutrement accoutrements (or accouterments), apparatus, gear, hardware, kit [chiefly British], material(s), matériel (or materiel), outfit, paraphernalia, stuff, tackleWords Related to accoutrement accessories, appurtenances, attachments, fittings; baggage, belongings, impedimenta; appliances, facilities, instruments, machinery, tools; apparel, attire, habiliments, raiment, trappings; armamentarium, armory, arsenal, battery; assets, resources
accoutrement was our Word of the Day on 08/27/2017. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up accoutrement? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).