Oxford English Dictionary adds rococoesque as a new word

On 10 June, the revised range Rh to rococoesque was added to the Dictionary, along with new entries across the alphabet.

via Oxford English Dictionary: The definitive record of the English language.

Possessing the characteristic of the rococo style, a style with asymmetrical forms and elaborate decoration. Although “rococo” itself is already an adjective, in order to emphasize the characteristics of the style, and perhaps to use a French adjective ending to enhance the artistic meaning, the -esque suffix is appended to the word. Since “rococo” itself came from the French language, the derivation is very natural.

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