- often accoutrements An accessory item of equipment or dress.
- often accoutrements Military equipment other than uniforms and weapons.
- accoutrements Outward forms of recognition; trappings: cathedral ceilings, heated swimming pools, and other accoutrements signaling great wealth.
- Archaic The act of accoutring.
From Middle French accoustrement, from accoustrer + -ment, from Old French acostrer (“arrange, sew up").