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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
grotesque /grou'tesk/
  • tính từ
    • lố bịch, kỳ cục
      • grotesque manners: thái độ lố bịch kỳ cục
  • danh từ
    • bức tranh kỳ cục, bức tượng kỳ cục
Concise Dictionary
+art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
+distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
+ludicrously odd

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 distorted, bizarre, freakish, twisted, misshapen, malformed, deformed, gruesome, gnarled:
Victor Hugo created the character of Quasimodo, the grotesque bell-ringer of Notre Dame.
2 absurd, incongruous, weird, odd, fantastic, strange, queer, peculiar, curious, outlandish, offbeat, abnormal, aberrant, anomalous, ludicrous, ridiculous, preposterous:
The idea of marrying Leonard is too grotesque for even Gladys to contemplate.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 strange in a way that is unpleasant or offensive: a grotesque distortion of the truth + The story was too grotesque to believe. + It's grotesque to expect a person of her experience to work for so little money.
2 extremely ugly in a strange way, often causing fear or laughter: a grotesque building / figure + tribal dancers wearing grotesque masks
grotesquely adverb: He was a grotesquely inappropriate choice of speaker.
+ noun
1 [C] a person who is extremely ugly in a strange way, especially in a book or painting
2 (the grotesque) [sing.] a style of art using grotesque figures and designs

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