Meaning of grotesque
Pronunciation: (grō-tesk'), [key]
- odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre.
- fantastic in the shaping and combination of forms, as in decorative work combining incongruous human and animal figures with scrolls, foliage, etc.
- any grotesque object, design, person, or thing.
- grotesque (Thesaurus)