Synonyms of grotesque


1. grotesque, art, fine art

usage: art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants


1. grotesque, monstrous, ugly (vs. beautiful)

usage: distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous; "tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas"; "twisted into monstrous shapes"

2. antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque, strange (vs. familiar), unusual

usage: ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"

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Definition and meaning of grotesque (Dictionary)