Meaning of ACCESSORY in English

ACCESSORY

noun

1 extra item

ADJECTIVE

▪ essential , must-have

▪ optional

▪ fashionable , stylish

▪ perfect , ultimate

This silk scarf is the perfect ~ for stylish summer evenings.

▪ fashion , hair

▪ bathroom , car , travel

2 person who helps in crime

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ to

an ~ to murder

PHRASES

▪ an ~ before/after the fact (= a person who knows about a crime before/after it was committed and protects the criminal) ( law )

If you were lying to the police, then you have been an ~ after the fact for all these years.

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