Chinoiserie

Definition of Chinoiserie

Chi`noi`se`rie´   Pronunciation: shē`nwå`z'`rē´
n.1.Chinese conduct, art, decoration, or the like; also, a specimen of Chinese manners, art, decoration, etc.
2.a style in art reflecting Chinese influence, being elaborately decorated and intricately patterned.

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