Beatlesque

adjective

Bea·​tlesque ˌbē-tᵊl-ˈesk How to pronounce Beatlesque (audio)
variants or Beatlesesque
: of, relating to, or suggestive of the musical style or technique of the Beatles
For all the aural excitement provided by … the Beatlesque balladry of "Black Hole Sun," the album's real thrills have more to do with emotional content than stylistic flourishes.J. D. Considine, Rolling Stone, 10 Mar. 1994
Striking out on his own in 1994, he released five albums of gorgeous, introspective Beatlesesque pop …Jim DeRogatis, Chicago Sun-Times, 3 June 2007

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Beatlesque was in 1964

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“Beatlesque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Beatlesque. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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