Get Your Premium Membership

Ornament Definition


More below...



Other Ornament Definition

[n] something used to beautify
[v] make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
[v] be an ornament to; "stars ornamented the Christmas tree"

Misc. Definitions

\Or"na*ment\, n. [OE. ornement, F. ornement, fr. L. ornamentum, fr. ornare to adorn.] That which embellishes or adorns; that which adds grace or beauty; embellishment; decoration; adornment. The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. --1 Pet. iii.
4. Like that long-buried body of the king Found lying with his urns and ornaments. --Tennyson.
\Or"na*ment\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ornamented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ornamenting}.] To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city. Syn: See {Adorn}.

More Ornament Links: