Example sentences for: ornament

How can you use “ornament” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An article wades into the fish car-ornament controversy, making the case that the ornament showing a fish with legs and the word "Darwin" is a grotesque affront to Christians.

  • Today, sober or smoldering brunettes leave their natural roots in place and add blondness to taste, as a patent ornament and sophisticated reference.

  • Dingbat , in the printing sense of a typographic ornament [like the open book symbol at the end of this review], was once slang but is now standard English.

  • The architecture of the church built in his name at Assisi contradicted Francis’s humble testament denouncing “temples of great dimension and rich ornament. ”

  • But there are genuine regionalism lurking in both the written and the spoken language: corinna (an Aboriginal name for the Tasmanian tiger), mariner (a corruption of the Aboriginal merrina for a seashell used as a physical ornament), quoib (an Aboriginal term for a wombat), and wing-wang (again an Aboriginal term, this time for a fiery piece of lighted bark thrown by Aborigines).

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