Gothic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “Gothic” in the English Dictionary

"Gothic" in British English

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Gothicadjective

uk   /ˈɡɒθ.ɪk/  us   /ˈɡɑː.θɪk/

Gothic adjective (BUILDING)

of or like a ​style of ​building that was ​common in ​Europe between the 12th and 16th ​centuries and whose ​characteristics are ​pointed arches and ​windows, high ​ceilings, and ​tall, ​thincolumns: a Gothic ​cathedral Gothic ​arches

Gothic adjective (STORIES)

used to ​describe writing or ​films in which ​strange things ​happen in ​frighteningplaces
(Definition of Gothic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Gothic" in American English

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Gothicadjective

 us   /ˈɡɑθ·ɪk/
(of ​buildings) ​built in an ​oldstyle that uses ​stone, very high ​ceilings, and ​lots of ​decoration: Gothic ​architecture
(Definition of Gothic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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