Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an ornamental manner; by way of ornament or embellishment; as regards ornamentation.
- adv. In an ornamental way.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. By way of ornament.
- adv. in an ornamental, nonfunctional manner
“In this species the suspension may resolve ornamentally, that is, it may have some note or notes interpolated between the suspension and its resolution.”
“Was her sole function to lie ornamentally at Jabba's feet or did he ultimately intend her to be his love slave?”
“It's a matter of organizing your edibles as ornamentally as you do shrubs, annuals and perennials.”
“In the states it is generally planted ornamentally, perhaps as a reminder of our European ancestry.”
“The lack of ornamentally extravagant surroundings coupled with the fair pay practices would be the reason The People's Health Insurance Company would be able to offer everyone and anyone who is a citizen of the US or is even visiting the US any medical care necessary.”
“When the meeting was over we were shown into a high-ceilinged intermediary room, a great banqueting hall, with a fine, thick, ornamentally patterned carpet.”
“That kale is beautiful both ornamentally and vegetatively!”
“Some Quakers refused to use firearms for personal defense, or even to carry arms ornamentally.”
“Nor, for that matter, did they dine more ornamentally in the Baroque period, or more rationally during the Enlightenment.”
“But his successors unfortunately returned to the German; the initial I, having from the xiii century been ornamentally lengthened and bent leftwards, became a consonant.”
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