Definition of overornate in English:

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overornate

Pronunciation: /ˌōvərôrˈnāt/

adjective

Excessively ornate: one of those overornate Vienna coffee houses
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  • The Golden Gate bridge is structurally beautiful, but I think the red colour is just a little over-ornate.
  • I found it was enjoyable but over-ornate nonsense full of heavy-handed symbolism.
  • Montero entered the grand foyer, a room that was as over-ornate as the door knocker had been.
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