1. elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century

    Synonyms : baroqueness
    Type Of : artistic style, idiom
  2. having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation

    Synonyms : churrigueresco, churrigueresque
    Examples :
    • the building...frantically baroque
  3. the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe

    Synonyms : baroque era, baroque period
  4. of or relating to or characteristic of the elaborately ornamented style of architecture, art, and music popular in Europe between 1600 and 1750


  1. a top worn by women

    Type Of : top


  1. a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies

    Synonyms : web log
    Type Of : diary, journal
    Examples :
    • postings on a blog are usually in chronological order
  2. read, write, or edit a shared on-line journal

    Type Of : communicate, intercommunicate


  1. a person who keeps and updates a blog

    Type Of : individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


  1. a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry

    Synonyms : dress shop
    Type Of : shop, store


  1. a statute in draft before it becomes law

    Synonyms : measure
    Type Of : legal instrument, legal document, official document, instrument
    Examples :
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  2. publicize or announce by placards

    Synonyms : placard
    Type Of : post
  3. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)

    Synonyms : bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, federal reserve note, government note, greenback, note
    Type Of : paper currency, folding money, paper money
  4. an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered

    Synonyms : account, invoice
    Type Of : statement, financial statement
    Examples :
    • he paid his bill and left
  5. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

    Synonyms : card, notice, placard, poster, posting
    Type Of : sign
  6. demand payment

    Synonyms : charge
    Type Of : calculate, account
    Examples :
    • We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights
  7. horny projecting mouth of a bird

    Synonyms : beak, neb, nib, pecker
    Type Of : mouth
  8. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

    Synonyms : broadsheet, broadside, circular, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway
    Type Of : advertizing, ad, advertising, advertizement, advert, advertisement
  9. a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

    Synonyms : eyeshade, peak, visor, vizor
    Type Of : brim
    Examples :
    • he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead
  10. a cutting tool with a sharp edge

    Synonyms : billhook
    Type Of : hand tool
    Examples :
    • he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree
  11. advertise especially by posters or placards

    Type Of : advertize, push, promote, advertise
    Examples :
    • He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso
  12. a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)

    Type Of : listing, list
  13. the entertainment offered at a public presentation

    Type Of : program, programme


  1. a short stout club used primarily by policemen

    Synonyms : baton, billy club, billystick, nightstick, truncheon
    Type Of : club
  2. male goat

    Synonyms : billy goat, he-goat
    Type Of : caprine animal, goat


  1. the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

    Synonyms : bound, boundary
    Type Of : extremity


  1. the most important or necessary part of something

    Synonyms : base
    Type Of : portion, component part, constituent, part, component
    Examples :
    • the basis of this drink is orange juice
  2. a relation that provides the foundation for something

    Synonyms : footing, ground
    Type Of : foundation
    Examples :
    • he worked on an interim basis
  3. the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

    Synonyms : base, cornerstone, foundation, fundament, groundwork
    Type Of : supposition, supposal, assumption
    Examples :
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture


  1. in addition

    Synonyms : also, as well, likewise, too
  2. making an additional point; anyway

    Synonyms : in any case
    Examples :
    • I don't want to go to a restaurant; besides, we can't afford it