Synonyms of baroque


1. Baroque, Baroque era, Baroque period

usage: the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe

2. baroque, baroqueness, artistic style, idiom

usage: elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century


1. baroque, churrigueresque, churrigueresco, fancy (vs. plain)

usage: having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation; "the building...frantically baroque"-William Dean Howells

2. baroque, Baroque

usage: of or relating to or characteristic of the elaborately ornamented style of architecture, art, and music popular in Europe between 1600 and 1750

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