Word of the Day – Jan. 15 – Chinoiserie

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Chinoiserie  (sheen-wah-zuh- REE)

Definition: A style of art, as in decoration, reflecting Chinese qualities or motifs. Also, an object or decoration in this style.

Sample sentence: We admired our host’s daring taste in home decor, which combined spare modern with chinoiserie.

 

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