Definition of skeuomorph noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈskjuːəʊmɔːf//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskjuːoʊmɔːrf//
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  1. 1an object or feature which copies the design of a similar object made from another material but does not usually have the practical purpose that the original does
  2. 2(computing) symbols or other objects on a computer screen that look or sound like a physical object in order to suggest their purpose Skeuomorphs are becoming very common in digital products: online calendars set up to look like paper, a shopping cart on an e-commerce site.