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English definition of “grotesque”


noun [C]     /ɡrəʊˈtesk/ US  /ɡroʊ-/
a painting or other artistic work with an image of a person that is ugly or unpleasant as its subject : Spencer's grotesques are his best works .Strange, suspicious and unnatural things and people
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