A lampshade is a cover that is placed over a light bulb to protect it from the sun. It is also used to add a decorative effect to a room.

  • The lampshade was stained with oil, which was a violation of the company's policy.

  • The lampshade was a beautiful purple color, which matched the curtains perfectly.

Definition of lampshade


a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view


lamp shade, shade

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Example Sentences for lampshade

  • 1

    Particularly the lampshade that masquerades as a bedskirt.

  • 2

    Except that the lampshade was a sort of cloth contraption.

  • 3

    It is not known if she had this made into a lampshade or not.

  • 4

    A novel lampshade concept, in formation and assembly.

  • 5

    The loop also acts as the harp for a lampshade.

  • 6

    Her skirt became a draped miniskirt not a lampshade.

  • 7

    Go now, get a lampshade or a teacosy on your head.

  • 8

    It was subsequently detirmined that the lampshade was made out of goat skin.