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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner that is fantastic, bizarre, ludicrous, ugly or ridiculous.

Usage examples (27)
  • Right after Palin was nominated, I called her grotesquely underqualified to be President, and I was right.
  • At 11 months in Paris, I may even go so far as to use the word grotesquely oversized.
  • A drunk businesswoman who killed a young couple while speeding 'grotesquely' at 113mph in a
  • Hadrianea -- grotesquely pompous in titular magnificence. for more
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