Associations to the word «Decorative»


DECORATIVE, adjective. That serves to decorate
DECORATIVE, noun. A plant, tile, etc. intended for use as decoration.

Dictionary definition

DECORATIVE, adjective. Serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.