Definition of adorn in English:

adorn

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Pronunciation: /əˈdɔːn
 
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verb

[with object]

Derivatives

adorner

noun
More example sentences
  • Scrapbookers can use corner adorners to make the corners of their scrapbook unique and stylish.
  • Corner adorners are all the rage in web design these days.
  • In order to ensure the continuation of the species, society has also valued women who are good nurturers and adorners.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin adornare, from ad- 'to' + ornare 'deck, add lustre'.

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