how to pronounce accessory

əksɛsəɹi

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“… a great accessory and as something cool …”

meanings of accessory

noun:

  1. An article that completes one's basic outfit, such as a scarf or gloves.
  2. Something in a work of art without being indispensably necessary, for example solely ornamental parts.
  3. A person who is not present at a crime, but contributes to it as an assistant or instigator.
  4. Something that belongs to part of another main thing; something additional and subordinate, an attachment.

adjective:

  1. Assisting a crime without actually participating in committing the crime itself.
  2. Present in a minor amount, and not essential.
  3. Having a secondary, supplementary or subordinate function by accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; being additional; being connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or being contributory. Said of people and things, and, when of people, usually in a bad sense.