decor decor  /dɪ ˈkɔr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior

Usage(s):

  1. Art Nouveau, all curves and sinuous decorations, had burned itself out in a brilliant burst of exuberance; the seductive Art Deco style promised to do the same.
  2. Many of the 7,000 marching Turkish soldiers wore their Korean war decorations.
  3. New Nazi decorations are about to be established but they can only be bestowed by the President.

News

  1. Leveling home decor

    Decorating your home includes hanging pictures, mirrors and other things on your walls. It’s not always as easy as you think. In this week’s Handy Homeowner, Fox59?s Ron Smiley shows you how to find studs and make sure everything is …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis

  2. Living Space: Chic indoor plants are available for any decor

    A home just isn't a home without plants. When we have plants indoors, they bring our living spaces, quite literally, to life. Besides adding that much-needed touch of living green energy, plants are good for our homes, too. But does any plant look good in every decor style? Not always. Some plants look better in contemporary homes, and others look better in traditional styles.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Victoria Advocate

  3. HGTV Offers Endless Home Décor Inspiration with Dreamy Free Design App “HGTV Folio”

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HGTV Offers Endless Home Decor Inspiration with Dreamy Free Design App “HGTV FOLIO” and “Find Your Style” Interactive Quiz
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. "The decor is like a big hug. The house vibrates with the love that created it. I entertain for a living, and I entertain. The house has a rather glamorous, old-fashioned Hollywood quality. I can just imagine the Rat Pack stopping by; someone is...
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Jennifer Aniston Source: Hindustan Times

  2. "People were beeping their horns as they passed," coach Bob McKillop said. "People were coming onto their front porch and waving Davidson flags that were once never part of the decor of their house."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Bob McKillop Source: SI.com

  3. Asked why he made the renovations in the first place, Thain said during the CNBC interview that former Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O'Neal's office "was very different than the general decor of Merrill's offices. It really would have been very difficult...
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: John Thain Source: USA Today

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