carnivalesque

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Etymology[edit]

carnival +‎ -esque

Adjective[edit]

carnivalesque ‎(comparative more carnivalesque, superlative most carnivalesque)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a carnival.
    • 2009, January 16, “Austin Considine”[1], A Return to Kitsch Mountain:
      Separated by a winding five-mile road but unified in spirit, they embody all that is carnivalesque, yet comfortable, about an old roadside souvenir shop — just supersized.

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