lanternnoun [ C ]uk /ˈlæn.tən/ us /ˈlæn.tɚn/
Examples from literature
- During this festival, women paint their hands with henna, and homes are decorated with colorful paper lanterns.
- Now red is a symbol at New Year: people wear new red clothes, they decorate their houses with red lanterns, and they have fireworks covered in red paper.
- We’re going to put paper lanterns in the trees in the garden for the party tonight.