Origin of Chaplinesque

1920–25; (Charles) Chaplin + -esque Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for chaplinesque



1921, from Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British-born silent movie star. The surname is attested from c.1200, from Old French chapelain "priest."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper