- style or mode of decoration, as of a room, building, or the like: modern office décor; a bedroom having a Spanish décor.
- decoration in general; ornamentation: beads, baubles, and other décor.
- Theater. scenic decoration; scenery.
Origin of décor
Examples from the Web for decor
Now, we're in a very small, very hot room with no decor—there is only an ominous-looking vault door.The Secret Speakeasies of Buenos Aires
February 25, 2014
It makes clear that, from the beginning, decor went hand-in-hand with serious modernist art.Tinted Love
October 4, 2013
The decor and vibe are cool and contemporary, but still warm and inviting.Fresh Picks
August 24, 2010
I am so happy to read the above letters especially from MVL and Decor.Dad Just Moved In and He's Driving Me Insane
The Daily Beast
October 25, 2008
There's not a man in the column you are looking at who is not decor.'Jack Hinton
Charles James Lever
Hugo has much to say of the pulchritudo and the decor of the creature-world.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
An architect's skill is most often measured in the poem by his adherence to decor.The Art of Architecture
She had taken expensive rooms in a good location, and furnished them with the assistance of a decor store.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
This was the decor of convention that Madame Sans Gene rendered classic.Royal Palaces and Parks of France</p>
Milburg Francisco Mansfield
- a style or scheme of interior decoration, furnishings, etc, as in a room or house
- stage decoration; scenery
Word Origin and History for decor
1897, from French décor (18c.), back-formation from décorer "to decorate" (14c.), from Latin decorare (see decorate). It thus duplicates Latin decor "beauty, elegance, charm, grace, ornament." Originally a theater term in English; general use is since 1926.