alienesque

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

alien +‎ -esque

Adjective[edit]

alienesque (comparative more alienesque, superlative most alienesque)

  1. Suggestive of an alien (creature from space).
    • 1989, Grant Naylor, Red Dwarf
      "Aliens used up our bog roll?"
      "Just because they're aliens, it doesn't mean they don't have to visit the smallest room. Only, they probably do something weird and alienesque; like it comes out of the top of their heads, or something."
    • 2008, John R. Johnson, Purusha's Urn, page 126:
      After checking the room for other alienesque creatures, she sat down on the edge of the bed and began to stare at the phone.
    • 2009, Tom Masters, Lonely Planet Maldives, page 49:
      Ray feeding is a popular activity at many resorts and it's quite something to see these muscular, alienesque creatures jump out of the water and chow down on raw steak.