accoutrement accoutrement  /ə ˈku tər mənt/


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



  1. Japan's army clique came back by saying, in effect, that Generalissimo Chiang's bond is as bad as his word and rattled its accoutrement along the Great Wall.
  2. At least, that's the promise, and that's why lasers have become the hottest medical accoutrement since the stethoscope.
  3. A majority of the 15,000 tractors produced by California's Peterbilt truck company now have some type of sleeper accoutrement.


  • Technique presents salmon as 'filet mignon'

    'Filet Mignon' conjures up visions of a lean and tender cut of prime beef either simply grilled or lavishly dressed up with extravagant accoutrement such as fois gras, mushrooms, truffles and rich sauces such as Tournedos Rossini.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Salem Statesman Journal


  1. "The question is and this is what any champion in any field will eventually have to ask himself or herself - once you've got enough money, once you've got enough fame and the glitz, and the glamour and the power, and the accoutrement of the American...
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Gene Simmons Source: Brunswick News

  2. "I might start wearing neckerchiefs now in my personal life. I think that's a nice piece of accoutrement," the straight-faced Ferrell said.
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Will Ferrell Source: (registration)

  3. "Guilt just wasn't in the air" in France, Warner writes. "It wasn't considered a natural consequence of working motherhood. Neither was the word 'selfish' considered the natural accoutrement of a woman with children who wanted to take time...
    on Feb 26, 2005 By: Judith Warner Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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