ornamentation

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-20 of 20 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings architecture
extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation bareness , starkness
ornamentation, bizarre baroque
elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century baroque , baroqueness
ornamentation with beads beading , beadwork
lack of ornamentation chasteness , restraint , simpleness , simplicity
singing with florid ornamentation coloratura
ornamentation of metal with wavy patterns damascene
ornamentation having raised work embossment
lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening facing
delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire) filagree , filigree , fillagree
fine, lacelike ornamentation filigree
strident color or excessive ornamentation garishness , gaudiness
high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation grandiloquence , grandiosity , magniloquence , ornateness , rhetoric
opaque form of quartz; red or yellow or brown or dark green in color; used for ornamentation or as a gemstone jasper
hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewellery or ornamentation jet
decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing molding , moulding
ornamentation, art style marked by rococo
fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century rococo
furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation Sheraton
Search another word or see ornamentation on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature