Adjective "Baroque" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Baroque


    Definition:

    1. (often initial capital letter) of or relating to a style of architecture and art originating in Italy in the early 17th century and variously prevalent in Europe and the New World for a century and a half, characterized by free and sculptural use of the classical orders and ornament, by forms in elevation and plan suggesting movement, and by dramatic effect in which architecture, painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts often worked to combined effect.

    2. (sometimes initial ca

    Examples:

    "foibles can be baroque of explanations."

    "styles can be baroque."

    "musics can be baroque."

    "palaces can be baroque."

    "faades can be baroque."

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