1. Highly elaborate; ornate.
2. Richly colored; resplendent.
3. Architecture Of, relating to, or having wavy lines and flame like forms characteristic of 15th- and 16th-century French Gothic architecture.
4. Given to ostentatious or audacious display. ADJECTIVE
–The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.