Definition of stucco in English:


Line breaks: stucco
Pronunciation: /ˈstʌkəʊ


[mass noun]
  • Fine plaster used for coating wall surfaces or moulding into architectural decorations: a shabby house covered in crumbling stucco [as modifier]: rich stucco decoration
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    • Domestic buildings in the Spanish colonial style are usually built of thick stone walls covered with stucco.
    • In addition to a softer color, color washing can accentuate the texture of your plaster or stucco walls.
    • Wall materials such as stucco, cement, brick, plaster, stone, and block are most resistant to high temperatures.

verb (stuccoes, stuccoing, stuccoed)

[with object] (usually as adjective stuccoed) Back to top  
  • Coat or decorate with stucco: a stuccoed house
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    • The planter is matched by a raised pool opposite, stuccoed to match the house.
    • The pink, stuccoed mansion was sold in 1916, after Angela drowned in the surf off Carmel Beach.
    • We're seeing a lot of frames that look like they've been stuccoed.


late 16th century (as a noun): from Italian, of Germanic origin.

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