Bea·​tlesque | \ ˌbē-tᵊl-ˈesk How to pronounce Beatlesque (audio) \
variants: or Beatlesesque \ ˌbē-​tᵊlz-​ˈesk How to pronounce Beatlesesque (audio) \

Definition of Beatlesque

: 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

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Beatlesque.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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