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rococo

ro·co·co

rococo

 
pronunciation:
r ko ko
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a style of architecture and decoration originating in France in the eighteenth century and marked by the use of elaborate ornamentation and curved or asymmetric forms.
definition 2: a style of music of the same period, also marked by elaborate ornamentation.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or resembling the rococo in architecture and music.
definition 2: ornate or florid.
similar words:
busy, florid, overwrought
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