Definition of over-ornate in English:


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Excessively ornate: one of those over-ornate Vienna coffee houses
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  • The house should he aesthetically pleasing but not overornate and should he well integrated with its surroundings.
  • He was careful to warn his readers against creating an overornate style by overusing tropes and figures.
  • The Golden Gate bridge is structurally beautiful, but I think the red colour is just a little over-ornate.

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