Adjective "jewellery" definition and examples

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

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒuːəlri/

Definitions and examples

noun

Personal ornaments, such as necklaces, rings, or bracelets, that are typically made from or contain jewels and precious metal.
  1. as modifier 'a jewellery box'
  2. 'Her fingers started to peel off the wrapper, unveiling a dark blue velvet jewelry box.'
  3. 'The foreigner had tried to steal expensive diamond jewelry at knifepoint from a service girl.'
  4. 'She then took out her red velvet jewelry box, which contained three rings.'
  5. 'Are you buying expensive jewelry for your wife for Christmas?'
  6. 'Performance means not wearing jewelry of any kind.'
  7. 'He tells him of the jewelry store heist idea and Vogel immediately wants in.'
  8. 'In India and Asia, the purchase of silver jewelry is not for show but as investment.'
  9. 'For two months she learned how to make silver jewelry, selling some of her pieces through the store.'
  10. 'I learned to make silver jewelry as a hobby and then a minor profession.'
  11. 'Once I opened the box I see a small black velvet jewelry box.'

More definitions

1. articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment.

2. any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like.

More examples(as adjective)

"turnovers can be jewellery."

"purchases can be jewellery."

"traders can be jewellery."

"outs can be jewellery."

"demands can be jewellery."

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Origin

(jewelry)Late Middle English: from Old French juelerie, from juelier ‘jeweller’, from joel (see jewel).