Grand Guignol

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noun Grand Gui·gnol \ˌgräⁿ-gēn-ˈyȯl, -ˈyōl\

Definition of Grand Guignol

  1. :  dramatic entertainment featuring the gruesome or horrible

Grand Guignol

adjective

Origin and Etymology of grand guignol

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


First Known Use: 1905


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