Adjective "adorned" definition and examples

(Adorned may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈdɔːn/

Definitions and examples

verb

Make more beautiful or attractive.
  1. 'A plaque commemorating his conservation work in the town adorns a wall on a footpath running beside the River Aire.'
  2. 'We were led to a corner booth in a room with a colorful mural of what I assume was a Mexican beach adorning the main wall.'
  3. 'Inside the rest house, a large photograph of a hunting party with a slain tiger in the foreground adorns the wall.'
  4. 'The glitzy banner adorning the incomplete wall has four large Chinese characters.'
  5. 'I lingered in the hallways for awhile admiring the artistic prints of money adorning the walls.'
  6. 'His wagon box is adorned with hand prints from youngsters at the Children's Hospital.'
  7. 'The ready-made curtains that could adorn the walls of living rooms are an added attraction.'
  8. 'A portrait of Eddie, complete with cigar, still adorns one of the walls in the hotel.'
  9. 'It's also a fact that in my life I have spent far more on dressing and adorning myself than I ever have on a bed.'
  10. 'Beautiful landscape paintings adorn the walls of the Damle family at Dadar.'

More definitions

1. to decorate or add beauty to, as by ornaments: garlands of flowers adorning their hair.

2. to make more pleasing, attractive, impressive, etc.; enhance: Piety adorned Abigail's character.

More examples(as adjective)

"tuskses can be adorned with leaves."

"lobbies can be adorned in/at/on places."

"arms can be adorned with tattoos."

"tuskses can be adorned."

"touchs can be adorned."

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Origin

(adorn)Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin adornare, from ad- ‘to’ + ornare ‘deck, add lustre’.