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Meaning of CHINOISERIE

Pronunciation:  sheen`wâzu'ree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a style in art reflecting Chinese influence; elaborately decorated and intricately patterned
 

CHINOISERIE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: genre

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chi`noi`se*rie"\ (sh[=e]`nw[.a]`z'*r[=e]"), n. [F.]
Chinese conduct, art, decoration, or the like; also, a
specimen of Chinese manners, art, decoration, etc.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arabesque, baroque, baroqueness, elaborateness, elegance, fanciness, fineness, flamboyance, floridity, floridness, floweriness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, moresque, ostentation, overelaborateness, overelegance, overornamentation, richness, rococo
 

 

 

 

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