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 adornment, beautifier, caparison, doodad, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trim Related Words 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 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 accolade, blue ribbon, award, distinction, honor, kudo, plume, premium, prizeRelated Words 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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