/ (ˌkɑːnɪvəˈlɛsk) /
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characteristic of, suitable for, or like a carnival
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Words nearby carnivalesque
carnify, Carniola, carnitas, carnitine, carnival, carnivalesque, carnival glass, Carnivora, carnivoran, carnivore, carnivorous
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How to use carnivalesque in a sentence
Her first feature, Orphans , received a Jury Prize at the 2007 SXSW Film Festival and was released on DVD by Carnivalesque Films.Thank God My Moms Are Lesbians|Ry Russo-Young|June 21, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Salamandering with an iron that has a gay, carnivalesque design can make a sort of harlequin Ramekin.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
The Florentines at any rate spend no more money nor faith on the carnivalesque.Italian Hours|Henry James
The crowd, which thickened most in the Piazza di Venezia, had grown more and more carnivalesque in attire and behavior.Roman Holidays and Others|W. D. Howells