What does decorative mean?

Definitions for decorative
ˈdɛk ər ə tɪv, ˈdɛk rə-, ˈdɛk əˌreɪ-dec·o·ra·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cosmetic, decorative, ornamental(adj)

    serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

    "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"

Wiktionary

  1. decorative(Noun)

    A plant, tile, etc. intended for use as decoration.

  2. decorative(Adjective)

    That serves to decorate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decorative(adj)

    suited to decorate or embellish; adorning

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. dcoratif.]

How to pronounce decorative?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say decorative in sign language?

  1. decorative

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decorative in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decorative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of decorative in a Sentence

  1. Bernard Lepri:

    The problem isn’t with the decorative contacts themselves.

  2. Manisha Koirala:

    I won't do decorative roles even if they are a part of hit films.

  3. Lyn Wadley:

    It may have been used as decorative paint. It could have been used to decorate animals hides. We have not found the evidence for the way that they used it, we just know that they used it.

  4. David Berkowitz Chicago:

    The art deprived of closeness to the world is, in fact, pure, flat, unmanageable, decorative. Totally extraneous because she herself destroyed outer. Empty and indifferent, deprived of destiny, it solves only technical issues.

  5. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray:

    ...my dear boy, no woman is a genius. They are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly. Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of mind over morals.

Images & Illustrations of decorative

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