Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

greco, el

greco, el in Culture

Greco, El definition

A Greek painter of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries who spent most of his career in Spain (El Greco is Spanish for “the Greek”). He is famous for his paintings of religious subjects and for his distorted, elongated figures.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for greco, el

Word Value for greco,

Scrabble Words With Friends