gospelesque

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gospel +‎ -esque

Adjective[edit]

gospelesque (comparative more gospelesque, superlative most gospelesque)

  1. Reminiscent of gospel music.
    • 2009 June 6, Jon Caramanica, “Aspiring to Soul, With Qualified Company”, in New York Times[1]:
      And indeed, something was lost amid the clinking glasses, making it tougher to appreciate the subtle emotional touches of “Ariel,” the surprisingly jumpy gospelesque moments at the end of “Valentino” and the childlike frustration on “Nothing but a Miracle.”