Gigeresque

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Giger +‎ -esque

Adjective[edit]

Gigeresque (comparative more Gigeresque, superlative most Gigeresque)

  1. Reminiscent of H. R. Giger (born 1940), Swiss surrealist painter best known for nightmarish biomechanical imagery.
    • 2007, Keith Williams, H.G. Wells, modernity and the movies (page 164)
      Quatermass also mediated Wellsian influence on the tone and preoccupations of the new hybrid SF–horror-film genre, with its monstrous Gigeresque fusions of machine and organism []