Accoutrement Definition

ə-ko͝otrə-mənt, -tər-
accoutrements
noun
accoutrements
An accessory item of equipment or dress.
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Military equipment other than uniforms and weapons.
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Outward forms of recognition; trappings.
Cathedral ceilings, heated swimming pools, and other accoutrements signaling great wealth.
American Heritage
The act of accoutring.
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(plural only) Apparatus needed for a task or journey.

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Other Word Forms of Accoutrement

Noun

Singular:
accoutrement
Plural:
accoutrements

Origin of Accoutrement

  • From Middle French accoustrement, from accoustrer + -ment, from Old French acostrer (“arrange, sew up").

    From Wiktionary

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