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decorator

[dek-uh-rey-ter] /ˈdɛk əˌreɪ tər/
noun
2.
a person who decorates.
adjective
3.
harmonizing with or suitable for a scheme of interior decoration:
appliances in decorator colors.
Origin of decorator
1745-1755
First recorded in 1745-55; decorate + -or2
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decorator

/ˈdɛkəˌreɪtə/
noun
1.
(Brit) a person whose profession is the painting and wallpapering of buildings
2.
a person who decorates
3.
See interior decorator (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for decorator
n.

1755, agent noun in Latin form from decorate.

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