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

 

rococo

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//rəˈkəʊkəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rəˈkoʊkoʊ//
 
(also Rococo) Styles of art, Architectural styles
 
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used to describe a style of architecture, furniture, etc. that has a lot of decoration, especially in the shape of curls; used to describe a style of literature or music that has a lot of detail and decoration. The rococo style was popular in the 18th century. See related entries: Styles of art, Architectural styles Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from French, humorous alteration of rocaille, from roc ‘rock’.
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