daliesque


daliesque
\\|dälē|esk, |dal-, |dȧl-\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Salvador Dali b1904 Spanish painter + English -esque
: resembling or suggesting the painting of the surrealist artist Dali : befitting the exotic contents of such painting

a pair of feathers stuck at a Daliesque angle in holes pierced in each nostril — Time

a Daliesque landscape of stunted pines, twisted cripples of the tree world, and strangely shaped gray-black rocks — Maud Oakes


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Daliesque — /dah lee esk /, adj. of, pertaining to, resembling, or characteristic of the surrealist art of Salvador Dali: giant advertising posters depicting Daliesque distortions of everyday objects. [1940 45; DALI + ESQUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Daliesque — adjective see Dalí …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Daliesque — adjective Relating to, or similar to the surreal style of s art …   Wiktionary

  • Daliesque — adj. of or pertaining to the surrealist art of Salvador Dali; having the characteristic of the surrealist art of Salvador Dali …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Daliesque — [dα:lɪ ɛsk] adjective resembling or characteristic of the work of the Spanish painter Salvador Dali (1904–89), especially in being surrealistic …   English new terms dictionary

  • daliesque — da·li·esque …   English syllables

  • Dalí — biographical name Salvador 1904 1989 Spanish surrealistic painter • Daliesque adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Salvador Dalí — This is a Catalan name. The first family name is Dalí and the second is Domènech. Salvador Dalí Salvador Dalí photographed by Carl Van Vechten on November 29, 1939 Birth name …   Wikipedia

  • Gogo Dodo — WBToonChar name =Gogo Dodo image caption =Promotional image of Gogo Dodo first appearance =Regular on Tiny Toon Adventures since the series premiere The Looney Beginning . created by = voiced by =Frank Welker known aliases = known relatives =Yoyo …   Wikipedia

  • Tom Adams — (born 1926) is an illustrator most famous for his Agatha Christie paperback cover designs. First published in the sixties, seventies and eighties in the UK by Fontana and in the USA by Pocket Books, they have been reproduced throughout the world… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.