BBCesque

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Etymology[edit]

BBC +‎ -esque

Adjective[edit]

BBCesque (comparative more BBCesque, superlative most BBCesque)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of the BBC.
    • 1980, Isabel Colegate, The Shooting Party, Penguin Books (2007), ISBN 9780141966304, unnumbered page:
      We are by no means obliged to surrender to some BBCesque cliché and think harshly of everyone among the privileged characters while we praise all those at the mercy of their spoiled whims.
    • 1996, James B. Twitchell, Adcult USA: The Triumph of Advertising in American Culture, Columbia University Press, ISBN 0231103255, chapter 2, 102:
      Thanks to cable, PBS now has to compete with Disney, A&E, and the Discovery Channel for BBCesque programming.
    • 2014, Shundana Yusaf, Broadcasting Buildings: Architecture on the Wireless, 1927-1945, MIT Press, ISBN 9780262026741, chapter 3, 151:
      The most peculiarly BBCesque of these publications, however, were the affordable, light pamphlets circulated to the members of listening groups, in advance of a particular broadcast series.