Noun Adorn Definition and Examples







Make more beautiful or attractive.
  1. 'The décor was modern, with stylish new paintings for sale adorning the walls.'
  2. 'She has also produced a large scale mural which now adorns the wall of the LSU.'
  3. 'A colorful mural adorns the back wall of the building, while another area features a beautifully carved wooden tree.'
  4. 'A portrait of Eddie, complete with cigar, still adorns one of the walls in the hotel.'
  5. 'The Dutch artist/musician Herman Brood used to live above it and his artwork adorns the walls.'
  6. '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.'
  7. 'Photographs of the school and its pupils in the 1970s also adorned the walls.'
  8. 'Beautiful landscape paintings adorn the walls of the Damle family at Dadar.'
  9. 'Black furnishings, and tens of temple-candle shaped wall lamps adorn the dining area.'
  10. 'His wagon box is adorned with hand prints from youngsters at the Children's Hospital.'
((n.) Adornment.)


I like to adorn my room with flowers.
Man adorns the place, the place doesn't adorn the man.
The violets adorn my kitchen windows.

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

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