Thesaurus

decoration

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of decoration

  1. 1 something that decorates or beautifies traditionally the family puts lots of decorations on and around the Christmas tree Synonyms of decoration adornment, beautifier, caparison, doodad, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trim Words Related to decoration apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappings Near Antonyms of decoration blemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain

  2. 2 something given in recognition of achievement an army veteran proudly wearing his old military decorations Synonyms of decoration accolade, blue ribbon, award, distinction, honor, kudo, plume, premium, prizeWords Related to decoration badge, crown, cup, laurel, medal, order, plaque, plate, ribbon, trophy; applause, bravo, encomium, eulogy, hallelujah, homage, paean, panegyric, plaudit, tribute; citation, commendation, compliment, honorable mention



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