Ornate definition, elaborately or sumptuously adorned, often excessively or
showily so: They bought an ornate Louis XIV sofa. See more.
covered with decorations : covered with fancy patterns and shapes. : using many
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If something is ornate — whether it's a ball gown, a set of dishes, or a poem — it
seems to be covered in ornaments. It's lavish, flowery, or heavily adorned.
Elaborate or showy, as in style: ornate rhetoric. [Middle English, from Latin
ōrnātus, past participle of ōrnāre, to embellish; see ar- in Indo-European roots.] ...
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adjective. The definition of ornate is heavily decorated, very elaborate or showy.
ornate (adj.) Look up ornate at Dictionary.com: early 15c., from Latin ornatus "
fitted out, furnished, supplied; adorned, decorated, embellished," past participle
ornate (comparative more ornate, superlative most ornate) ... ornate (third-
person singular simple present ornates, present participle ornating, simple past