surrealistic

adjective sur·re·al·is·tic \ sə-ˌrē-ə-ˈli-stik also -ˌrā- \
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of surrealistic

1 : of or relating to surrealism
2 : having a strange dreamlike atmosphere or quality like that of a surrealist painting

surrealistically

play \sə-ˌrē-ə-ˈli-sti-k(ə-)lē also -ˌrā-\ adverb

Examples of surrealistic in a Sentence

  1. It was a surrealistic experience.

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First Known Use of surrealistic

1925

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of surrealistic for English Language Learners

  • : very strange

  • : of or relating to surrealism


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