Origin of Quasimodo1
Definition for quasimodo (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for quasimodo
Quasimodo gazed on the whole with an indifferent and astonished air.
So we rose from the steps, and Quasimodo rose too, and his Shadow took up its customary position.
So Quasimodo had fifteen bells in his seraglio; but big Marie was his favorite.
Into those two hours Quasimodo seemed to have crowded an eternity of music.
The smile on Quasimodo's face became bitter and profoundly sad.The World's Greatest Books, Volume V.|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
British Dictionary definitions for quasimodo
Word Origin for Quasimodo
Word Origin and History for quasimodo
"Low Sunday," 1706, Quasimodo Sunday, from Latin quasi modo, first words of introit for the first Sunday after Easter: quasi modo geniti infantes "as newborn babes" (1 Pet. ii:2). The hunchback in Victor Hugo's novel was supposed to have been abandoned as an infant at Notre Dame on this day, hence his name. For first element, see quasi; for second see mode (n.1).