What does stucco mean?

Definitions for stucco
ˈstʌk oʊstuc·co

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stuccoverb

    a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces

  2. stuccoverb

    decorate with stucco work

    "stuccoed ceilings"

  3. stuccoverb

    coat with stucco

    "stucco the ceiling"


  1. stucconoun

    A plaster that is used to coat interior or exterior walls, or used for mouldings.

  2. stuccoverb

    To coat or decorate with stucco.

  3. Etymology: stucco "stucco, plaster" from stucco, of origin, from * "crust, fragment, piece" from stukjan, from stAug-. Akin to stukki "crust, fragment, piece" (Stück "piece"), stukki "piece, fragment", stycce "piece, fragment".

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. STUCCOnoun

    A kind of fine plaster for walls.

    Etymology: Ital. stuc, Fr.

    Palladian walls, Venetian doors,
    Grotesco roofs, and stucco floors. Alexander Pope.


  1. stucco

    Stucco is a type of durable plaster or cement used for coating walls and ceilings, both interior and exterior, often used in building and construction. It is typically made from cement, sand, and lime, and is applied while it's wet. It dries to a very hard surface that can be painted or tinted. Stucco is particularly common in Mediterranean, Mexican, and southwestern American architectures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stucconoun

    plaster of any kind used as a coating for walls, especially, a fine plaster, composed of lime or gypsum with sand and pounded marble, used for internal decorations and fine work

  2. Stucconoun

    work made of stucco; stuccowork

  3. Stuccoverb

    to overlay or decorate with stucco, or fine plaster

  4. Etymology: [It., fr. OHG. stucchi a crust, piece, G. stck piece; akin to AS. stycce. See Stock.]


  1. Stucco

    Stucco or render is a material made of an aggregate, a binder, and water. Stucco is applied wet and hardens to a very dense solid. It is used as decorative coating for walls and ceilings and as a sculptural and artistic material in architecture. Stucco may be used to cover less visually appealing construction materials such as concrete, cinder block, or clay brick and adobe.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stucco

    stuk′ō, n. a plaster of lime and fine sand, &c., used as a coating for walls, for decorations, &c.: work done in stucco.—v.t. to face or overlay with stucco: to form in stucco.—n. Stucc′ōer, one who works or deals in stucco. [It. stucco; from Old High Ger. stucchi, a crust, a shell.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stucco in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stucco in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stucco in a Sentence

  1. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique and gloriously repetitive stucco ornaments and special architectural style left me no choice but to stare at the ceiling and try to photograph it as best as I can, i stood exactly in the middle of the music hall and took the photo from above my head with a wide-angle lens.

  2. Jason Borden:

    I saw cracks in the stucco facade. I saw deterioration of the concrete balconies.

  3. David McCarthy:

    I was standing at an angle from the building and I could see the texture of the stucco on the front of the building, you could see the vertical wooden supports through the stucco and I looked at the picture and they were in the exactly the same place. I was amazed. That clinched it.

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