Definition of ornate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɔːˈneɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːrˈneɪt//
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covered with a lot of decoration, especially when this involves very small or complicated designs a mirror in an ornate gold frame This style is a little too ornate for my taste. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin ornatus ‘adorned’, past participle of ornare.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ornate