grottesco

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

grotta (cave) +‎ -esco (relational suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrotˈte.sko/
  • Rhymes: -esko
  • Hyphenation: grot‧té‧sco

Adjective[edit]

grottesco (feminine grottesca, masculine plural grotteschi, feminine plural grottesche)

  1. grotesque

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • grottesco in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana