Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Ludicrously odd or extravagant; fantastic.

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Usage examples "grotesque":

  1. Strange, grotesque, and sad beyond measure were the scenes by which they were surrounded. - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.
  2. " You know," he said in a curious, flat voice, which sounded like the tones of a partly stupified man, " this whole business is so grotesque- apparently so wildly absurd- that it's having a sort of nightmare effect on me." - "Police!!!", Robert W. Chambers.
  3. The little friends presented a striking and grotesque contrast. - "Ungava", R.M. Ballantyne.