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English noun: festoon

1. festoon (artifact) a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves


Broader (hypernym)curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall

2. festoon (artifact) an embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work


Broader (hypernym)embellishment

3. festoon (artifact) flower chains suspended in curves between points as a decoration


Synonymsfestoonery


Broader (hypernym)flower chain


English verb: festoon

1. festoon (creation) decorate with strings of flowers


SamplesThe public buildings were festooned for the holiday.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament









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