- noun1. the state of being ornamented• Derivationally related forms: ↑ornament• Hypernyms: ↑state2. the act of adding extraneous decorations to something• Syn: ↑embellishment• Hypernyms: ↑decoration3. something used to beautify• Derivationally related forms: ↑ornamental (for: ↑ornament), ↑ornament (for: ↑ornament), ↑decorate (for: ↑decoration)• Hyponyms:↑adornment, ↑arabesque, ↑architectural ornament, ↑beading, ↑beadwork, ↑bow, ↑brass, ↑centerpiece, ↑centrepiece, ↑Christmas tree, ↑cockade, ↑design, ↑pattern, ↑figure, ↑embellishment, ↑finial, ↑flower arrangement, ↑floral arrangement, ↑folderal, ↑falderol, ↑frill, ↑gimcrackery, ↑gimcrack, ↑nonsense, ↑trumpery, ↑gargoyle, ↑garnish, ↑graffito, ↑graffiti, ↑hanging, ↑wall hanging, ↑hood ornament, ↑incrustation, ↑encrustation, ↑inlay, ↑interior decoration, ↑decor, ↑knob, ↑pommel, ↑lunula, ↑molding, ↑moulding, ↑nailhead, ↑necklet, ↑overlay, ↑rosemaling, ↑set decoration, ↑sgraffito, ↑spiral, ↑volute, ↑sprig, ↑stud, ↑rivet, ↑tail fin, ↑tailfin, ↑fin, ↑tinsel, ↑tracery, ↑wind chime, ↑wind bell
Useful english dictionary. 2012.