Meaning of DECORATIVE in English

DECORATIVE

dec ‧ o ‧ ra ‧ tive /ˈdek ə rətɪv $ ˈdek ə rə-, ˈdekəreɪ-/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ decor , ↑ decoration , ↑ decorator ; verb : ↑ decorate ; adverb : ↑ decoratively ; adjective : ↑ decorative ]

pretty or attractive, but not always necessary or useful:

a decorative panel above the door

—decoratively adverb

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.