Grand Guignol

noun
Grand Gui·​gnol | \ ˌgräⁿ-gēn-ˈyȯl How to pronounce Grand Guignol (audio) , -ˈyōl \

Definition of Grand Guignol

: dramatic entertainment featuring the gruesome or horrible

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Grand Guignol adjective

First Known Use of Grand Guignol

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Grand Guignol

Le Grand Guignol, small theater in Montmartre, Paris, that specialized in such performances

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The first known use of Grand Guignol was in 1905

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“Grand Guignol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grand%20Guignol. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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