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[dek-oh, dey-koh, dey-koh] /ˈdɛk oʊ, ˈdeɪ koʊ, deɪˈkoʊ/
of, relating to, or suggestive of art deco design:
The new wallpaper gives the foyer a deco look.
Origin of deco
1970-75; by shortening Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for deco
  • It was built of red brick and had fine art-deco decoration.
  • F or deco- ration, bracelets of hair are left on all four legs, and a pompon at the end of the tail.
  • He could muscle in on the high end of the interior-deco- rating business.
  • The chimneys of the atomic-power stations will be deco- rated by our best landscape painters.
  • The painting and deco- rating is all done up on the third, and that's where the finished chairs are stored.
  • The complex features a snack bar and large locker rooms decorated in art-deco style.
  • The structure of art deco is based on mathematical geometric shapes.

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