accouterment accouterment  /ə ˈku tər mənt/


  • (n) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing



  1. Restaurants and hotels catering to the business trade are adding this accouterment for the executive table.
  2. Going to Battle was also pure Chinese pen-and-brush work, sketching a peasant figure whose only modern accouterment was the rifle on his shoulder.
  3. Once an accouterment for sensible librarians and accountants, leashes became stylish after assorted surfers and TV Hunk Tom Selleck put their shades on ropes.


  • The adventures of a little red chair

    ANDOVER — A famous chair recently stayed at The Wooden Duck Bed and Breakfast in Andover. Yes, a chair, and not just any chair. This humble desk accouterment with peeling crimson paint and wobbly wooden legs has become a symbol of fun and travel.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: The Sparta Independent

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