accessory : Common Errors in English

About accessory

There’s an “ack” sound at the beginning of this word, though some mispronounce it as if the two “C’s” were to be sounded the same as the two “SS’s.”

accessory Meaning(s)

  • (n) a supplementary component that improves capability
  • (n) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
  • (s) aiding and abetting in a crime
  • (n) someone who helps another person commit a crime
  • (s) furnishing added support

accessory in News

  1. Releases New Line of Elegant Leather iPhone Cases

    Women’s mobile fashion accessory firm releases new line of cute iPhone cases and accessories. The new line features leather iPhone cases with rhinestone crystals and more. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 18, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Want to fend off oglers? Try these hairy stockings

    Women are China have discovered a new accessory that helps ward off unwanted attention from perverted men on the streets.
    on June 18, 2013 Source:

  3. Atomic Clocks Are Getting Even More Accurate

    The ultimate accessory in exact timekeeping — the atomic clock — is set to become even more precise, after ultrashort laser pulses were successfully transmitted across open air to help synchronize the "ticking" of new optical atomic clocks.
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Business Insider

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