Synonyms of ornament
1 decorationDictionary • Christmas tree ornaments
decoration • We were putting the Christmas decorations up.
accessory • Her accessories include ear-rings, a necklace and a handbag.
garnish • Reserve some watercress for garnish.
frill • net curtains with frills
festoon • festoons of laurel and magnolia
trinket • She sold trinkets to tourists.
bauble • The trees are decorated with fairy lights and coloured baubles.
flounce • a gown with a flounce round the hem
knick-knack • Her flat is spilling over with knick-knacks.
2 embellishmentDictionary • Her dress was plain and without ornament.
embellishment • Florence is full of buildings with bits of decoration and embellishment.
trimming • the lace trimming on her satin nightgown
decoration • He played a part in the decoration of the tree.
adornment • A building without any adornment or decoration.
ornamentation • The decor was functional and free of ornamentation.
decorateDictionary • The Egyptians ornamented their mirrors with carved handles of ivory, gold, or wood.
decorate • He decorated the box with glitter and ribbons.
trim • jackets trimmed with crocheted flowers
adorn • Several oil paintings adorn the walls.
deck • The house was decked with flowers.
array • a priest arrayed in white vestments
garnish • She had prepared the vegetables and was garnishing the roast.
do up (informal)
embellish • The boat was embellished with red and blue carvings.
emblazon • Jackie was sporting a t-shirt with the band's name emblazoned on it.
festoon • The temples are festooned with lights.
bedeck • Flags bedeck the balcony
beautify • Claire worked to beautify the garden.
prettify • an attempt to prettify the town for the tourist trade
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• Her accessories include ear-rings, a necklace and a handbag.
adornIf something adorns a place or an object, it makes it look more beautiful.
• Several oil paintings adorn the walls.
adornmentAn adornment is something that is used to make a person or thing more beautiful.
• A building without any adornment or decoration.
Thesaurus for ornament from the Collins English Thesaurus
anything that enhances the appearance of a person or thing