overornament

verb, transitive + intransitive over·or·na·ment \ ˌō-vər-ə-ˈȯr-nə-ˌmen-təd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overornament

overornamented; overornamenting
: to add excessive ornament to (something)
  • overornament a building's exterior
  • a tendency to overornament in design

First Known Use of overornament

1789


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