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ROCOCO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rococo mean? 

ROCOCO (noun)
  The noun ROCOCO has 1 sense:

1. fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century

  Familiarity information: ROCOCO used as a noun is very rare.


ROCOCO (adjective)
  The adjective ROCOCO has 1 sense:

1. having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation

  Familiarity information: ROCOCO used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROCOCO (noun)


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Meaning:

Fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("rococo" is a kind of...):

artistic style; idiom (the style of a particular artist or school or movement)


ROCOCO (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation

Context example:

an exquisite gilded rococo mirror

Similar:

fancy (not plain; decorative or ornamented)


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