HyperDic: adornment

English > 2 senses of the word adornment:
NOUNartifactadornmenta decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
actadornmentthe action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
adornment > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > adornment: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness.
Narrowerband, banding, stripeAn adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
bangle, bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinketcheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
beauty spotA spot that is worn on a lady's face for adornment
boutonniereA flower that is worn in a buttonhole
circletdecorated metal band worn around the head
cordonadornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
epaulet, epauletteadornment consisting of an ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder
fobAn adornment that hangs from a watch chain
frill, flounce, ruffle, furbelowA strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
frogA decorative loop of braid or cord
frontlet, frontalAn adornment worn on the forehead
jewelry, jewelleryAn adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
pectoral, pectoral medallionAn adornment worn on the chest or breast
pendant, pendentAn adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring)
plumeA feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
pompon, pom-pomDecoration consisting of a ball of tufted wool or silk
rosetteAn ornament or pattern resembling a rose that is worn as a badge of office or as recognition of having won an honor
sequin, spangle, diamanteadornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
tasseladornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end
trimming, trim, passementerieA decoration or adornment on a garment
war paintadornment consisting of paint applied to the face and body of certain Amerindians before a battle
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Spanishadorno, decoración, ornamento
Catalanadornament, adorn
Verbsadornbe beautiful to look at
English > adornment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting.
BroaderdecorationThe act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
Verbsadornmake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.

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