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a thing used to make something look more attractive but usually having no practical purpose, especially a small object such as a figurine. a quality or person adding grace, beauty, or honor to something:the design would be a great ornament to the metropolis decoration added to embellish something, especially a building:it served more for ornament than for protection
) Music embellishments and decorations, such as trills or grace notes, added to a melody.
) Christian Church the accessories of worship, such as the altar, chalice, and sacred vessels.
make (something) look more attractive by adding decorative items:the men and women in the Stone Age ornamented their caves
Remember that ornament
is spelled with -nam-
in the middle.