Rococo - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rəˈkoʊkoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word rococo
Brit.  |rəˈkəʊkəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word rococo

noun

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

adjective

- having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation

Examples

The chairs are carved in a rococo style.

She is a bit rococo in manner.

...a series of Rococo paintings in which the lovemaking of French aristocrats is depicted with erotic playfulness...

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