- denoting a kind of humour that is absurd and unpredictable; zany; surreal
C20: named after the British television show Monty Python's Flying Circus, first broadcast in 1969
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Word Origin and History for pythonesque
1975, in reference to the style of humor popularized by British TV series "Monty Python's Flying Circus."
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