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



BrE BrE//əˈkuːtrəmənts//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkuːtrəmənts//
(also US English accouterments
BrE BrE//əˈkuːtərmənts//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkuːtərmənts//
[plural] (formal or humorous)
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pieces of equipment that you need for a particular activity There was the waiting surgeon, green-gowned nurses and all the alarming accoutrements of modern medicine.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: accoutrements