Definition of accoutrement in English:
Additional items of dress or equipment, or other items carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity: the accoutrements of religious ritual
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- Other additional accoutrements such as wedding veils, fairy wings etc will also garner bonus points.
- With a poncho, the correct accoutrements are a sombrero and some tequila; with matching hats and scarves, facial hair and a job at Santa's grotto is recommended.
- Both create diaristic work steeped in the symbols and accoutrements of Afro-Cuban religious ritual.
Mid 16th century: from French, from accoutrer 'clothe, equip' (see accoutre).
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