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Meaning of “grotesque” - Learner’s Dictionary

grotesque

adjective     /ɡrəʊˈtesk/
very strange and unpleasant, especially in a ridiculous or slightly frightening way: a grotesque imageInspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasant
grotesquely adverb
Translations of “grotesque”
in Arabic غَريب, مُتَنافِر…
in Korean 괴상한…
in Malaysian aneh…
in French grotesque…
in Turkish biçimsiz, tuhaf, şekilsiz…
in Italian grottesco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怪誕的,荒謬的, 奇形怪狀的, 醜陋的…
in Russian гротескный…
in Polish groteskowy…
in Vietnamese lố bịch…
in Spanish grotesco…
in Portuguese grotesco…
in Thai แปลกประหลาด…
in German grotesk…
in Catalan grotesc…
in Japanese グロテスクな, 異様な…
in Indonesian aneh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怪诞的,荒谬的, 奇形怪状的, 丑陋的…
(Definition of grotesque from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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