WORD OF THE DAY Baroque bə-ROHK Part of speech: adjective Origin: French, mid-18th century 1 Relating to or denoting a style of European architecture, music, and art of the 17th and 18th centuries that followed mannerism and is characterized by ornate detail. 2 Highly ornate and extravagant in style. Examples of Baroque in a sentence "'Prose is architecture, not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY