Dictionary.com

Chinese Chippendale

Save This Word!

noun
(especially in furniture) an English rococo style using Chinese or quasi-Chinese motifs.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Chinese Chippendale

First recorded in 1920–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Chinese Chippendale in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Chinese Chippendale

Chinese Chippendale

noun
  1. a branch of Chippendale style in which Chinese styles and motifs are used
  2. (as modifier)a Chinese Chippendale cabinet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK