lampshade lampshade

Definition(s):

  • (n) a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view

Usage(s):

  1. With its attention to the curve of even a $9 lampshade, Ikea has become renowned for its understanding of good design.
  2. Dream of a garden painted by Rousseau, under the canopy of a huge Tiffany lampshade and inhabited by creatures from Fellini's or Tim Burton's wittiest musings.
  3. His work creates in the end that very effect of painful falsity which is imparted to the Kowalski household by Blanche's pink lampshade.

News

  • Never Leave Your Lamp Naked Again

    DALLAS -- Fatboy(R) USA, an imaginative lifestyle brand which enhances living spaces, is poised to release the Fatboy(R) Cooper Cappie, a collection of 21 unique and artfully designed lampshade covers ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. Young musician Calista Robertson followed, with Joan saying: "Lookinghot - looking a little like a lampshade - but a hot lampshade."
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Joan Rivers Source: InTheNews.co.uk

  2. ...his direction of "La Cage aux Folles" in 1983, Laurents describes out-of-town Broadway-goers not imagined to have sympathy for gay characters as "Lampshade Harry and his squealing wife."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Arthur Laurents Source: New York Times

  3. Mr. Salvator responded: "New Yorkers are a tough audience. I can guarantee a perfect lampshade, but I can't guarantee happy."
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Salvator Source: New York Times

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