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 Sentence 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. He had laughed at its tremendous proportions and ornate handle.
  • 8. With which was terminated that most ornate and beautiful principal facade.
  • 9. Jerry need not have wondered whether she remembered his ornate poem.
  • 10. An ornate pagoda of stone covered the entrance to the underground palace.
  • 11. The doorway was a marvel of ornate sculpture, and he liked it.
  • 12. We gave them most ornate salutations, but their reply was not in kind.
  • 13. Croziers of ornate design especially roused the ire of the Puritans.
  • 14. Upon the mantelpiece a very ornate French clock was ticking lightly.
  • 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 a Sentence?

  • 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. Its lean, slender appearance was capped by a crystal and gold ornate dome, with a spire.
  • 7. The stock of his rifle, an unusually fine piece, was carved in an ornate and beautiful way.
  • 8. He was, moreover, a man of imposing deportment, bland in manner and ornate in language.
  • 9. Luxurious, excessively ornate and overpowering it is, and, for that reason, open to question.
  • 10. The center of the red brick front, with its rather ornate entrance, was pushed back some ten feet.
  • 11. Facing the street is an ornate Italian porch with twisted pillars, erected in 1637.
  • 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. Hitler had half risen behind that ornate desk, and was searching the vast, otherwise unoccupied room wildly with his eyes.
  • 20. They use as much as possible the liturgies of the Church in their worship, and observe a very ornate ritual.
  • 21. The village itself consists of some thirty lodges or tepees of the largest and most ornate description known to Sioux architecture.
  • 22. Beginning with its simplest form, the sacred tree grew into an ornate and highly complex pattern, invariably associated with religious subjects.
  • 23. It is in marked distinction from the more ornate style which prevailed under the Empire, and of great mythological pictures there was none.
  • 24. Instead she felt as ornate as a circus rider in her costume, and as stupid regarding the truth as the snapping Pom under her arm.