noun (used with a plural verb)
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Words nearby trappings
Example sentences from the Web for trappings
Some streams of Buddhism have the trappings of worship, rituals, and semi-divine beings, but others do not.
But the old city, site of the bull run, has the inevitable trappings of a theme park for aficionados of the vicarious kind.
Twees are not hipsters or ravers or neo-grungers, though you could have trappings of all that.What the Hell Is ‘Twee’? A Genre? A Mindset? An Art Form?|Scott Porch|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I love all the trappings of a classic heist plot: stopwatches and masks, grappling hooks and black turtlenecks.Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction|Matthew Quirk|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The façade bore all the trendy trappings of the Art Nouveau movement that swept across the European continent.
Its pages are filled with the purple gowns of kings and the scarlet trappings of the warrior.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
A gilded coach, drawn by the most beautiful horses in the richest trappings, sweeps along the streets—a gorgeous vision.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
In these days bold scoundrels die brilliantly in the chariot of vice with the trappings of luxury.Juana|Honore de Balzac
They were cursed by the Church as trappings of the Devil, inciting the wearer to foul deeds and intrigue.The Medici Boots|Pearl Norton Swet
The princess herself was mounted on a snow-white steed, with diamond and ruby trappings.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen