ornament[ noun awr-nuh-muhnt; verb awr-nuh-ment, -muhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF ornament
Synonyms for ornament
- frou frou
Antonyms for ornament
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ORNAMENT
But this man must be secure that humility would be an ornament to him.
And I was within an ace of becoming an ornament of the British peerage.
Silence is the ornament of your sex; and in silence, if there be not wisdom, there is safety.
Cover the pie with a crust, notch and ornament it, and bake it well.
Notch and ornament it handsomely with leaves and flowers of paste.
The fashion of its ornament and decoration was foreign to that adopted by the Moors of Granada.
Few of the flowers merely meant for ornament are so ethereal as a potato.
At Jocelyn's Rock the stamp of age was upon every decoration, on every ornament.
Ornament with chopped almonds and meringue, or not, as you please.
She was dressed in white muslin, unrelieved by ornament or any suggestion of colour.
early 13c., "an accessory," from Old French ornement "ornament, decoration," and directly from Latin ornamentum "apparatus, equipment, trappings; embellishment, decoration, trinket," from ornare "equip, adorn" (see ornate). Meaning "decoration, embellishment" in English is attested from late 14c. (also a secondary sense in classical Latin). Figurative use from 1550s.