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OTHER WORDS FROM picaresqueun·pic·a·resque, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH picaresquepicaresque , picturesque.
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Example sentences from the Web for picaresque
That said, Waters has come a long way since the picaresque adventures of Nan and Kitty.Sarah Waters’s New Novel Rewrites the Rules of Love|Lucy Scholes|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The picaresque escapades and legendary extravagances of the brothers are indulged with a collective wink.How the Sultan of Brunei Violated His Sharia Law With Me|Jillian Lauren|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This ingenious contrivance has furnished matter for many a pleasantry in picaresque tales and farces.Gatherings From Spain|Richard Ford
There was a close connection between the romantical books of the later period and the earliest of the picaresque stories.Pablo de Segovia, the Spanish Sharper|Francisco de Quevedo
Grobianism and the picaresque novel, long survived both Nash and Dekker.The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare|J. J. Jusserand
Even regarded as an early attempt in the "picaresque" manner, it is abortive and only half organised.The English Novel|George Saintsbury
Barry Lyndon with its picaresque note and Irish background, would seem an excellent contribution to the "Cranford" series.De Libris: Prose and Verse|Austin Dobson