accouterment
noun see accoutrement

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • accouterment — index equipment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accouterment — or accoutrement [ə ko͞ot′ər mənt, əko͞o′trəmənt] n. 1. an accoutering or being accoutered 2. [pl.] a) personal outfit; clothes; apparel b) furnishings; trappings; equipment; specif., a soldier s equipment except clothes and weapons …   English World dictionary

  • accouterment — /euh kooh teuhr meuhnt, treuh /, n. 1. personal clothing, accessories, etc. 2. the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier. Also, esp. Brit., accoutrement. [1540 50; < MF accou(s)trement. See ACCOUTER, MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • accouterment — noun a) an accessory b) apparatus needed for a task or journey …   Wiktionary

  • accouterment — Synonyms and related words: armament, catering, chandlery, endowment, equipment, finding, fitting out, furnishing, furnishment, investment, logistics, outfitting, preparation, procurement, providing, provision, provisioning, purveyance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • accouterment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) (or accoutrement) noun Things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose. Often used in plural: apparatus, equipment, gear, material (used in plural), materiel, outfit, paraphernalia, rig, tackle, thing (used in plural),… …   English dictionary for students

  • accouterment —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • accouterment — n. process of equipping, act of supplying with garments or other necessary equipment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • accouterment — ac·cou·ter·ment …   English syllables

  • accouterment — ac•cou•ter•ment or ac•cou•tre•ment [[t]əˈku trə mənt, tər [/t]] n. 1) personal clothing, accessories, or equipment 2) brit. mil the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier • Etymology: 1540–50; < MF …   From formal English to slang

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