Definition of ornate
Examples of ornate in a sentence
She doesn't like ornate jewelry.
an ornate gambling casino that is designed to look like an Italian palace
Origin and Etymology of ornate
Middle English ornat, from Latin ornatus, past participle of ornare to furnish, embellish; akin to Latin ordo order — more at order
First Known Use: 15th century
ORNATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ornate for English Language Learners
: covered with decorations : covered with fancy patterns and shapes
: using many fancy words
ORNATE Defined for Kids
Definition of ornate for Students
: decorated in a fancy way The traditional costume includes an ornate headdress.
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