Ornate in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ornate

Elaborately ornamented, often to excess. | Flashy, flowery or showy | Finely finished, as a style of composition.

Short Example Sentences for Ornate

  • 1. A tremendously ornate desk. 🔊
  • 2. The armour of horses was as ornate as that of the riders. 🔊
  • 3. It was a cheap photograph with an ornate border. 🔊
  • 4. It is ornate and pretentious, and of little value. 🔊
  • 5. Avoid long, elaborate, ornate phrases. 🔊
  • 6. The ornate stemmed Boletus, B. ornatipes. 🔊
  • 7. With which was terminated that most ornate and beautiful principal facade. 🔊
  • 8. He had laughed at its tremendous proportions and ornate handle. 🔊
  • 9. Jerry need not have wondered whether she remembered his ornate poem. 🔊
  • 10. The doorway was a marvel of ornate sculpture, and he liked it. 🔊
  • 11. An ornate pagoda of stone covered the entrance to the underground palace. 🔊
  • 12. We gave them most ornate salutations, but their reply was not in kind. 🔊
  • 13. Upon the mantelpiece a very ornate French clock was ticking lightly. 🔊
  • 14. Croziers of ornate design especially roused the ire of the Puritans. 🔊
  • 15. Against wall over L. running up and down stage long ornate Italian chest. 🔊
  • 16. Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz. 🔊

How to use Ornate in Sentences?

  • 1. He tries to disguise his poverty of thought in a masquerade of ornate language. 🔊
  • 2. Ivory drinking horns were among the most beautiful and ornate examples of secular ivories. 🔊
  • 3. From his pocket he brought a leather case and from the case a large and ornate gold locket. 🔊
  • 4. These might be the ornate initials or name of a dear girl friend, or a tiny tower or pagoda. 🔊
  • 5. The houses were large, the grounds ornate and ample, the society decorously convivial. 🔊
  • 6. The stock of his rifle, an unusually fine piece, was carved in an ornate and beautiful way. 🔊
  • 7. Its lean, slender appearance was capped by a crystal and gold ornate dome, with a spire. 🔊
  • 8. Luxurious, excessively ornate and overpowering it is, and, for that reason, open to question. 🔊
  • 9. He was, moreover, a man of imposing deportment, bland in manner and ornate in language. 🔊
  • 10. Facing the street is an ornate Italian porch with twisted pillars, erected in 1637. 🔊
  • 11. The center of the red brick front, with its rather ornate entrance, was pushed back some ten feet. 🔊
  • 12. In a chantry chapel is the Wellington memorial, an ornate cross eighteen feet high. 🔊
  • 13. He and Scotty got into a tiny, ornate elevator cage with walls of gilded-iron lattice. 🔊
  • 14. Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz. 🔊
  • 15. The votive crown of King Suinthila, in Madrid, is among the most ornate of these. 🔊
  • 16. Many people have an impression that the more ornate an article is, the more work has been lavished upon it. 🔊
  • 17. Theophilus gives us directions for making a very ornate chalice with handles, richly embossed and ornamented with mello. 🔊
  • 18. She rang, and was admitted into a hall, ornate and very high, with a wide staircase sweeping down into the middle of it. 🔊
  • 19. The village itself consists of some thirty lodges or tepees of the largest and most ornate description known to Sioux architecture. 🔊