baroque

USAGE NOTE
This word is often capitalized in the senses shown in 1) and 2).
baroque(
buh
-
rok
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (artistic movement)
a. el Barroco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The Baroque emphasizes complexity and the contrast between appearance and reality.El Barroco enfatiza la complejidad y el contraste entre la apariencia y la realidad.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (related to the Baroque)
a. barroco
Many consider Bach the Baroque composer per excellence.Muchos consideran a Bach el compositor barroco por excelencia.
3. (very elaborate)
a. barroco
The town is covered with garish, baroque decorations for the festival.El pueblo está lleno de decoraciones barrocas y chabacanas para las fiestas.
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baroque
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el barroco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. barroco(a)
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baroque [bəˈrɒk]
adjective
(Archit) (Art) (Mús) barroco; also
noun
barroco (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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