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adjective as in gaudy

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This chicken features a thin, abundant crust with so many facets and angles you want to call it rococo.

The bar drips with rococo flourishes, from the ornate marble fireplace to the lavish gilded mirror.

Sascha Hertli, chief executive of Rococo Dessous, discovered the missing sparkle while a consultant in oil-rich Qatar.

But in Russia, the Rococo Dessous customer generally is a man.

That said, Dickens' genius for the creation of comic characters is worked almost to rococo excess in this novel.

A small palace, also rococo, peeped out behind a clump of bushy oaks.

Finally, in the eighteenth century, comes rococo, with its rustling frou-frou and its delicate charm.

Amongst the elders of the actual rococo age, contentment and gaiety still rule.

Shall I buy you Mademoiselle de Maupin, so that all her rococo soul may dance with gilded limbs across your vision?

Thus Diderot upheld the sentimental and emotional subject against the ftes galantes of the rococo painter.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rococo, such as: ornate, flamboyant, arty, and extravagant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.