HyperDic: decorative

English > 1 sense of the word decorative:
ADJECTIVEalldecorative, cosmetic, ornamentalserving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
decorative > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'krahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > decorative: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningServing an esthetic rather than a useful purpose.
Example "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"
Synonymscosmetic, ornamental
Broadernonfunctionalnot having or performing a function
Spanishcosmético, decorativo, ornamental
Catalancosmètic, decoratiu, ornamental
Nounsdecorativenessan appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
Adverbsdecorativelyin a decorative manner
Verbsdecorateprovide with decoration
decoratemake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
decoratebe beautiful to look at

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