[ splat-er-puhngk ]
/ ˈsplæt ərˌpʌŋk /
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a form of fiction featuring extremely graphic violence.
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Origin of splatterpunk
First recorded in 1985–90
Words nearby splatterpunk
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British Dictionary definitions for splatterpunk
/ (ˈsplætəˌpʌŋk) /
a literary genre characterized by graphically described scenes of an extremely gory nature
Word Origin for splatterpunk
C20: from splatter + punk 1
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