decorator etymology

English word decorator comes from English decorate, English -or

Detailed word origin of decorator

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
decorate English (eng) (computing, transitive) (In some programming languages) To extend a method, etc. by attaching some further code item.. (transitive) To award a medal to.. (transitive) To furnish with decorations.. (transitive) To improve the appearance of an interior of a house, room, office and so forth.
-or English (eng) (electrical science) Appended to the names of members of classes of components, especially those that have an extensive property name of the same root suffixed with -ance. Creates an agent noun, indicating a person who does something.
decorator English (eng) (British) Painter and wallpaperer of buildings. Someone who decorates.

Words with the same origin as decorator

Descendants of -or
accelerator actor actress advisor author calculator communicator coordinator detonator donor elevator instructor investor perk perky projector radiator realtor sculptor sensor ventilator