verb (used with object)
- festival hall,
- festive season,
- festoon blind,
Origin of festoon
Examples from the Web for festooned
Also: pastel pink-and-lavender paint jobs, festooned with hearts and flowers.
The building is festooned with cartoon-like images of fish, including dorsal fins that poke out of the roof.Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market|Jane & Michael Stern|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pale Fire is festooned with atomic references and a mockery of peaceniks.Pale Fire and the Cold War: Redefining Vladimir Nabokov’s Masterpiece|Michael Weiss|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He wore a sparkly jacket that was terrifying to behold, but was alas not festooned with electric lights.
When Clinton first visited India in 1995, she was festooned with garlands at every stop.
The houses were festooned with garlands, and hung with brilliant silks and velvets.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
After a buffalo hunt the Indian villages were all festooned with jerked meat, strung on scaffolds and among the teepees.Pluck on the Long Trail|Edwin L. Sabin
All the public buildings were festooned with enormous paper roses as big as cabbages.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912|Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
The trees east of camp were festooned for a great distance with the remnants of canvas and cloth the wind had left there.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
We have festooned it full oft with a big hook and hempen line.The Singing Mouse Stories|Emerson Hough
- the scalloped appearance of the gums where they meet the teeth
- a design carved on the base material of a denture to simulate this
- either of two Zerynthia species of white pierid butterfly of southern Europe, typically mottled red, yellow, and brown
- an ochreous brown moth, Apoda avellana the unusual sluglike larvae of which feed on oak leaves
Word Origin for festoon
1620s, from French feston (16c.), from Italian festone, literally "a festive ornament," apparently from festa "celebration, feast," from Vulgar Latin *festa (see feast (n.)). The verb is attested from 1789. Related: Festooned.