- of, relating to, or characteristic of surrealism; surreal.
- having features typical or reminiscent of those depicted in surrealistic painting or drawing: the moon's surrealistic landscape.
Origin of surrealistic
1925–30; surrealist + -ic
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Examples from the Web for surrealistic
Tragic, lyric, ironic, dramatic, realistic, surrealistic—a sure winner.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea
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Besides that, I have read the surrealistic reports that some Jews are considering voting for the party of Sodom.Republicans and the 'Quality of Sodom'
July 23, 2012
That was a possibility which always lurked in the back of his mind, and lately it had been giving him surrealistic nightmares.Day of the Moron
Henry Beam Piper
The television set flickered, hummed, gave out a flashing dance of surrealistic doodles, and abruptly presented a picture.Stairway to the Stars
On the Tuesday of the second week of what was fast becoming a surrealistic quagmire, I met Isabel.The Capgras Shift
Word Origin and History for surrealistic
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