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dec·o·ra·tor

 (dĕk′ə-rā′tər)
n.
One who decorates, especially an interior decorator.
adj.
Appropriate for interior decoration: decorator colors.

decorator

(ˈdɛkəˌreɪtə)
n
1. (Professions) Brit a person whose profession is the painting and wallpapering of buildings
2. a person who decorates
3. (Professions) See interior decorator1

dec•o•ra•tor

(ˈdɛk əˌreɪ tər)

n.
1. a person who decorates, esp. an interior decorator.
adj.
2. harmonizing with a scheme of interior decoration: appliances in decorator colors.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decorator - a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishingsdecorator - a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
2.decorator - someone who decorates
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
Translations
مُزَخْرِفمُزَخْرِف، مُنَمِّق، مُزَيِّن
malíř pokojůtapetář
dekoratørmalertapetserer
somistaja
dekorater
tapétázó
málari; veggfóîrari
室内装飾家
장식자
tapetár
målare
ช่างตกแต่ง
dekaratördekoratör
người trang trí

decorator

[ˈdekəreɪtəʳ] N (= painter and decorator) → pintor m empapelador; (= interior decorator) → interiorista mf, decorador(a) m/f

decorator

[ˈdɛkəreɪtər] n
(British) (= painter) → peintre mf en bâtiment
(US) (= interior decorator) → décorateur/trice m/f

decorator

n (Brit) → Maler(in) m(f)

decorator

[ˈdɛkəreɪtəʳ] ndecoratore/trice

decorate

(ˈdekəreit) verb
1. to add some kind of ornament etc to (something) to make more beautiful, striking etc. We decorated the Christmas tree with glass balls.
2. to put paint, paper etc on the walls, ceiling and woodwork of (a room). He spent a week decorating the living-room.
3. to give a medal or badge to (someone) as a mark of honour. He was decorated for his bravery.
ˌdecoˈration noun
1. something used to decorate. Christmas decorations.
2. the act of decorating. The decoration of the house will be a long job.
ˈdecorative (-rətiv) adjective
ornamental or beautiful (especially if not useful). a decorative arrangement of flowers.
ˈdecorator noun
a person who decorates rooms, houses etc. He was a painter and decorator.

decorator

مُزَخْرِف malíř pokojů dekoratør Maler διακοσμητής decorador somistaja décorateur dekorater decoratore 室内装飾家 장식자 huisschilder dekoratør dekorator decorador декоратор målare ช่างตกแต่ง dekoratör người trang trí 装饰者
References in classic literature ?
There have been decorators and furnishers up from Plymouth, and it is evident that our friend has large ideas and means to spare no pains or expense to restore the grandeur of his family.
They seemed to him two respectable working men of a superior sort - sign painters or house decorators.
They're generally only too keen to know the right thing and do it; and they instantly put themselves body and soul into the hands of art decorators and art experts, who do the whole thing for them.
However, as certain men have fertile, false, and useful vices, Fouquet, in scattering broadcast millions of money in the construction of this palace, had found a means of gathering, as the result of his generous profusion, three illustrious men together: Levau, the architect of the building; Lenotre, the designer of the gardens; and Lebrun, the decorator of the apartments.
Danglars and his architect, who had been selected to aid the baron in the great work of improvement solely because he was the most fashionable and celebrated decorator of the day.
The British Coatings Federation (BCF) in association with the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) and the Scottish Decorator's Federation (SDF), has launched a new initiative 'PaintSafe' which aims to promote the safe use of paint and related products and provide best practice for decorators and other applicators during preparation, application and drying.
BCF's chief executive, Tom Bowtell commented: "Whilst we know most decorators are aware of best practice, it never hurts to be reminded of the best and safest ways to work with paints and coatings particularly when sanding and spraying, or dealing with period houses that may have been previously painted with lead based paints in the pre-1960s period.
Professional decorators know how to work with your budget, your lifestyle, and your design vision.
In addition to the master cake decorators work on display, as part of a three-day programme from 10h00 to 16h00 daily.
A new PS2m centre, opened on Wavertree Technology Park this week by Toxteth-based cake ingredients maker Real Good Food, will train cake decorators of the future from Merseyside and all over Europe.
With a wealth of resources not found elsewhere, "The Cookie Companion: A Decorator's Guide" is perfect for beginning decorators and seasoned pros alike.
Again, my favorite books are by and about the old-school decorators.