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



    BrE BrE//əˈdɔːnmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈdɔːrnmənt//
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  1. 1[countable] something that you wear to make yourself look more attractive; something used to decorate a place or an object A plain necklace was her only adornment.
  2. 2[uncountable] the action of making something/somebody look more attractive by decorating it or them with something Precious stones have been used for the purposes of adornment for over 7000 years.