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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- Buffoonery or coarse humor with a satirical or serious purpose.

Usage examples (5)
  • So I perceive in them all one and the same specifical form, and the like individual properties, which our ancestors called Pantagruelism; by virtue whereof they will...
  • In one of them Rabelais was born, and found Quintessence, and of that finding -- more fortunate than the result of True Thomas finding the Elf Queen -- was born...
  • He was superb in vegetable Pantagruelism, with his cravat taken off, his shirt unbuttoned at the neck, his fruit-knife in hand, laughing, drinking water, carving into...
  • For my part, I am thereabouts, thanks to his blessed goodness; and by the means of a little Pantagruelism (which you know is a certain jollity of mind, pickled in the... for more
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