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British Dictionary definitions for pythonesque

Pythonesque

adjective
  1. denoting a kind of humour that is absurd and unpredictable; zany; surreal

Word Origin

C20: named after the British television show Monty Python's Flying Circus, first broadcast in 1969
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for pythonesque

Pythonesque

adj.

1975, in reference to the style of humor popularized by British TV series "Monty Python's Flying Circus."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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