English version

ornament in Household topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishornamentor‧na‧ment1 /ˈɔːnəmənt $ ˈɔːr-/ ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]DHHDECORATE a small object that you keep in your house because it is beautiful rather than useful 🔊 a shelf covered with books and ornaments 🔊 china ornaments2 [uncountable]DHDECORATE decoration that is added to something 🔊 The building style is plain, with very little ornament.for ornament 🔊 The coins were only ever used for ornament, not as currency.
Examples from the Corpus
ornamentNow Boston gets offered the Massachusetts as an ornament.Christmas ornamentsThieves stole all the silver and gold ornaments from the palace.The music building is a structure with simple but gracious ornament.The species is beautifully preserved, retaining something of its original lustre, and all the fine details of its ornament.When she moved, ornaments rattled.I have no use for second-hand books and unfashionable clothes and bits of ornament.Top weighting had to be achieved by the disposition of proportion, ornament and light.You see that the ornaments we are discussing are nothing if not arbitrary.I bought a new Christmas tree ornament - do you want to see it?Ugly ornaments don't deserve to exist.