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Definitions of ornamentation

  1. something used to beautify Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of being ornamented Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. That which ornaments; ornament. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Decoration; adornment. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Act or art of ornamenting: (arch.) ornamental work. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Decoration; embellishment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for ornamentation

  1. An ordinance required apprentices to wear long blue gowns and white breeches with stockings, with no ornamentation of silk, lace, gold or silver and no jewelry. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. " But do you know, Father Swythe," he continued, as he held his head on one side and looked critically at the staring white letter with its beautiful ornamentation I think if I could paint and painted that letter I shouldn't have left it all white like that." – The King's Sons by George Manville Fenn