Definition of undecorated in US English:



  • 1Not adorned or decorated.

    ‘the walls were completely undecorated’
    • ‘Several cheap brass lamps were mounted on the undecorated walls and the warped wooden floor didn't even have a rug to cover it.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Its buildings are simple, undecorated, and relatively new.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘She smiled and looked around the undecorated room; she could find a use for it.’
    • ‘Aimlessly I wander back into our room, and poke through the bag we brought, choosing a plain, undecorated yellow dress.’
    • ‘The room looks better with scabrous, undecorated walls that it ever did with that uninspired wallpaper.’
    • ‘She works now part-time, on vendor contracts in a little, undecorated office.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘When they reached the undecorated office, the teens all were told to sit in the waiting room.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘She looked around to see the usual undecorated white walls, plain old wooden floors, and carefully placed knick knacks.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It was small and square, the walls a light blue color and undecorated.’
    • ‘Each piece is clean and simple, with an undecorated matte surface.’
    • ‘He glanced to the as-yet undecorated Christmas tree, and then back to her.’
    • ‘The walls were white and undecorated and the floor bare.’
    plain, unadorned, unembellished, unornamented, without ornament, without ornamentation, unelaborate, unpretentious, unostentatious, unfussy, no-nonsense, basic, modest, unsophisticated, penny plain, without frills, honest, homely, homespun, everyday, workaday
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  • 2(of a member of the armed forces) not honored 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.’