Origin of grotesque
synonym study for grotesque
OTHER WORDS FROM grotesquegro·tesque·ly, adverbgro·tesque·ness, nounun·gro·tesque, adjective
How to use grotesque in a sentence
He was at least sixty-five years of age, bent and stoop-shouldered, with features that were homely to the point of grotesqueness.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
Colossal it certainly is, as Howells and Stedman agreed: colossal in its grotesqueness as in its sublimity.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
With a cry at the grotesqueness of the thing, he flung it from him, watching it go skipping over the polished floor.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson
Indifferent to his grotesqueness, he took it off and put it on the ground beside him, standing ready to command attention.
For the grotesqueness and inconvenience of a wound are sometimes more swiftly felt than its pain.