(US also accouter)
verb (accoutres, accoutring, accoutred; US accouters, accoutering, accoutered)[with object]
- Clothe or equip in something noticeable or impressive: magnificently accoutred, he was led up to the high altarMore example sentences
- The men are fully accoutred in authentic late 17th century military dress, with hand weapons, Regimental Colours, drummers and a living history camp outfit.
- The drawing rooms are splendidly accoutred, the 19 bedrooms individually designed and lavishly furnished and its restaurant is, simply, second to none.
- He, Grey, O'Hara, Harris and O'Hara's work friends (who had there and then agreed to join the Party) were in Unsuri's lavishly accoutred inner-city apartment.
mid 16th century: from French accoutrer, from Old French acoustrer, from a- (from Latin ad 'to, at') + cousture 'sewing'.
More definitions of accoutreDefinition of accoutre in:
- The US English dictionary