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Adjective: baroque  bu'rowk or bu'rók
  1. Having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation
    "all those frilly facades and windows are ridiculously baroque";
    - churrigueresque, churrigueresco
  2. Of or relating to or characteristic of the elaborately ornamented style of architecture, art, and music popular in Europe between 1600 and 1750
    - Baroque
Noun: baroque  bu'rowk or bu'rók
  1. Elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
    - baroqueness
Noun: Baroque
  1. The historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the Baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
    - Baroque era, Baroque period

Derived forms: baroques

See also: fancy

Type of: age, artistic style, historic period, idiom

Encyclopedia: Baroque