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splatterpunk

[splat-er-puhngk]
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noun
  1. a form of fiction featuring extremely graphic violence.

Origin of splatterpunk

First recorded in 1985–90
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British Dictionary definitions for splatterpunk

splatterpunk

noun
  1. a literary genre characterized by graphically described scenes of an extremely gory nature

Word Origin

C20: from splatter + punk 1
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