Adjective "Filigree" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Filigree


    Definition:

    1. delicate ornamental work of fine silver, gold, or other metal wires, especially lacy jewelers' work of scrolls and arabesques.

    2. anything very delicate or fanciful: a filigree of frost. adjective

    3. composed of or resembling filigree. verb (used with object), filigreed, filigreeing.

    4. to adorn with or form into filigree.

    Examples:

    "leaves can be filigree."