Meaning of undecorated in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈdɛkəreɪtɪd/


  • 1Not adorned or decorated.

    ‘the walls were completely undecorated’
    • ‘Each piece is clean and simple, with an undecorated matte surface.’
    • ‘The crispness of the unpainted, undecorated oak and bare walls is a startling yet pleasant contrast to the intentionally modern and institutional feel of the lobbies.’
    • ‘Its buildings are simple, undecorated, and relatively new.’
    • ‘The walls were white and undecorated and the floor bare.’
    • ‘Aimlessly I wander back into our room, and poke through the bag we brought, choosing a plain, undecorated yellow dress.’
    • ‘She looked around to see the usual undecorated white walls, plain old wooden floors, and carefully placed knick knacks.’
    • ‘The room looks better with scabrous, undecorated walls that it ever did with that uninspired wallpaper.’
    • ‘Buy an undecorated cake from your local baker and decorate it yourself, making a terrific party theme cake… or get the bakers to make a completely finished themed birthday cake!’
    • ‘Whoever was responsible for adorning the two rather splendid Christmas trees in front of City Hall with all-yellow bulbs must be like the undecorated Centenary Square, as dull as ditch-water.’
    • ‘She said the house was generally in a poor state, with dirty and undecorated kitchen walls and graffiti on exterior walls.’
    • ‘Santa's ‘little helpers’, Mary, Helen, Louise and Paula then gave a display of acrobatics as they ensured that not an inch of the tree remained undecorated.’
    • ‘The stones of the arch were crudely cut and undecorated.’
    • ‘Cobwebs hang from the dark, undecorated ceiling and some small animal seems to have made its nest in a corner.’
    • ‘The undecorated walls seemed to connect the ceiling and carpet, and the only light in the room fluttered in through two large windows covered by silky, translucent white curtains.’
    • ‘Several cheap brass lamps were mounted on the undecorated walls and the warped wooden floor didn't even have a rug to cover it.’
    • ‘He glanced to the as-yet undecorated Christmas tree, and then back to her.’
    • ‘She works now part-time, on vendor contracts in a little, undecorated office.’
    • ‘It was small and square, the walls a light blue color and undecorated.’
    • ‘She smiled and looked around the undecorated room; she could find a use for it.’
    • ‘When they reached the undecorated office, the teens all were told to sit in the waiting room.’
    plain, unadorned, undecorated, unembellished, unornamented, without ornament, without ornamentation, unelaborate, unpretentious, unostentatious, unfussy, no-nonsense, basic, modest, unsophisticated, penny plain, without frills, honest, homely, homespun, everyday, workaday
  • 2(of a member of the armed forces) not honoured with an award.

    • ‘Ross is the idea man, the strategist and the muscle propelling the political rise of the undecorated and unremarkable second-in-command.’