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carnivalesque

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adjective car·ni·val·esque \ˌkär-nə-və-ˈlesk\

Definition of carnivalesque

  1. 1 :  suggestive of a carnival <a carnivalesque celebration>

  2. 2 :  marked by an often mocking or satirical challenge to authority and the traditional social hierarchy <a carnivalesque protest>



1791

First Known Use of carnivalesque

1791


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