mosaic tessellated
decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded, embossed, raised}; {buttony}; {carbuncled}; {champleve, cloisonne, enameled}; {crested, plumed having a decorative plume)}; {crested, top-knotted, topknotted, tufted}; {crested}; {embellished, ornamented, ornate}; {embroidered}; {encircled, ringed, wreathed}; {fancied up, gussied, gussied up, tricked out}; {feathery, feathered, plumy}; {frilled, frilly, ruffled}; {fringed}; {gilt-edged}; {inflamed}; {inlaid}; {inwrought}; {laced}; {mosaic, tessellated}; {paneled, wainscoted}; {studded}; {tapestried}; {tasseled, tasselled}; {tufted}; {clinquant, tinseled, tinselly}; {tricked-out}] Also See: {clothed}, {fancy}. Antonym: {unadorned}.

Syn: adorned. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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