Chandelier - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌʃændəˈlɪr|  American pronunciation of the word chandelier
Brit.  |ˌʃandəˈlɪə|  British pronunciation of the word chandelier


- branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling (syn: pendant, pendent)


...light from a hanging chandelier filled the great hall...

A chandelier hung directly overhead.

...a pendulous crystal chandelier dominated the ballroom...

There was an immense chandelier suspended in each of these rooms dwarfing the apartments.

The large chandelier glorifies the whole room.

The crystal chandelier sparkled.

enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs

sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier

Word forms

singular: chandelier
plural: chandeliers
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