Today’s word of the day is rococo, R-O-C-O-C-O. Rococo is an adjective that means ornate.
Coming from the Latin word roca (RO ca) meaning ‘stone,’ rococo originally referred to a specific style of architecture. People would later use the word to describe musical passages or writing that was elaborate or ornate. It may also be used to describe more mundane things, such as: Alan’s doodling is always very rococo. It looks like seventeenth century art.
Rococo is spelled R-O-C-O-C-O.