an adjective suffix indicating style, manner, resemblance, or distinctive character: arabesque; Romanesque; picturesque.
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How to use -esque in a sentence
Rick suggests a Woodbury-esque sneak attack on the hospital and lays out a meticulous strategy relying heavily on timing and luck.The Walking Dead’s ‘Crossed’: The Stage Is Now Set for a Bloody, Deadly Midseason Finale | Melissa Leon | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For half a century, Ferencz, a tenacious 95-year-old, has been on his own Lemkin-esque campaign.
Factors that once worked against him, like his Sasquatch-esque hairstyle, are now a positive.
Social Security and/or Medicare “reform” along Paul Ryan-esque lines.
Ad after ad I saw described Hagan as a “rubber stamp,” almost zombie-esque follower of Obama.In North Carolina, GOP Overreach May Be More Unpopular Than Obama | Dean Obeidallah | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is much that is Audrey-esque in the lady whose disappearance from Clermont-Ferrand may be causing perturbation.The Mountebank | William J. Locke
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Under a Life Ray projector, a beautiful, Juno-esque woman was playing a violin.
British Dictionary definitions for -esque
indicating a specified character, manner, style, or resemblance: picturesque; Romanesque; statuesque; Chaplinesque
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