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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Unnaturally odd or ugly.

Usage examples (35)
  • Some Halloween masks are unusually grotesque.
  • Tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
  • Times Picayune had an editorial earlier this week describing what they called a grotesque and nauseating pattern of police cover-ups.
  • Soon Brundle becomes more fly and less man and it all ends in grotesque tears. for more
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