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1. decorative

adjective. ['ˈdɛkrətɪv'] serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose.

Synonyms

  • nonfunctional
  • ornamental

Antonyms

  • inaesthetic
  • serviceable
  • functioning

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Words that Rhyme with Decorative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

Example sentences of the word decorative


1. Adjective
Tie or wire a decorative ribbon or raffia bow to the wreath.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A homemade decorative apple wreath is a wonderful way to bring this homey scent into your home.

Quotes containing the word decorative


1. Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative.
- Piet Mondrian

2. Footnote: In 1998, a woman in Saline, Michigan received a patent for a Decorative Penile Wrap...The patent included three pages of drawings, including a penis wearing a ghost outfit, another in the robes of the Grim Reaper, and one dressed up to look like a snowman.
- Mary Roach, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

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