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decorative Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    ornamental; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative
WordNet

Dec"o*ra*tive adjective
Etymology
Cf. F. décoratif.
Definitions
  1. Suited to decorate or embellish; adorning. -- Dec"o*ra*tive*ness, n.

Webster 1913