baroque
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /bæˈɹɒk/
  • (America) IPA: /bəˈɹoʊk/
Adjective

baroque (comparative baroquer, superlative baroquest)

  1. Ornate, intricate, decorated, laden with detail.
  2. Complex and beautiful, despite an outward irregularity.
  3. Chiseled from stone, or shaped from wood, in a garish, crooked, twisted, or slanted sort of way, grotesque.
  4. Embellished with figures and forms such that every level of relief gives way to more details and contrasts.
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Baroque
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /bəˈɹɒk/, /bəˈɹəʊk/
  • (America) IPA: /bəˈɹoʊk/
Adjective

baroque

  1. (arts, music) From or characteristic of the Baroque period.
Translations Proper noun
  1. (arts, music) A period in western architecture, art and music from ca. 1600 to ca. 1760 CE, known for its abundance of drama, rich color, and extensive ornamentation.
  2. The chess variant invented in 1962 by mathematician Robert Abbott, or any of its descendants, where pieces move alike, but have differing methods of capture.
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  • Russian: баро́кко



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