ornamentally ornamentally  /ˌɔr nə ˈmɛn tə li/


  • (adv) in an ornamental, nonfunctional manner


  1. So ornamentally idle have been the lives of military aides to the President that Army and Navy he-men well have dreaded the assignments, right honorable though they are.
  2. It was a world inhabited by satyrs and hermaphrodites, dwarfs and dandies, by women either ornamentally angular and boyish or monstrously fat and corrupt.
  3. To each of his instructors he sent, elaborately done up as a Christmas gift, a large chamber pot with the recipient's name ornamentally inscribed in the bottom.
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