Definitions For Embellishment


  • The act of adding extraneous decorations to something
  • A superfluous ornament
  • Elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail

Is Embellishment a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Embellishment is worth 22 points in Scrabble and 27 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Embellishment in a Sentence

  • A colorful mobile is just the embellishment that the soon-to-be nursery needs
  • The actor's penchant for embellishment suggests that his memoirs would be more appropriately shelved in the fiction section

Synonyms for Embellishment

Antonyms for Embellishment

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