Adjective "Festooned" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Festooned


    Definition:

    1. a string or chain of flowers, foliage, ribbon, etc., suspended in a curve between two points.

    2. a decorative representation of this, as in architectural work or on pottery.

    3. a fabric suspended, draped, and bound at intervals to form graceful loops or scalloped folds.

    4. Dentistry. the garlandlike area of the gums surrounding the necks of the teeth. verb (used with object)

    5. to adorn with or as with festoons: to festoon a hall.

    6. to form into festoons: to festoon flowers

    Origin:
    festoon

    Examples:

    "shelves can be festooned with kitchens."

    "shelves can be festooned."

    "hedges can be festooned."