splatterfest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

splatter +‎ -fest

Noun[edit]

splatterfest (plural splatterfests)

  1. (informal) A film, video game, etc. containing violent and gory scenes.
    • 2007 September 9, Charles Taylor And Stephanie Zacharek, “Eerie Lights, Disco and Saucy Jump Cuts”, in New York Times[1]:
      The upside is that we get more of both Mr. Rodriguez’s gleefully gross zombie splatterfest, “Planet Terror,” and Mr. Tarantino’s miraculous little road movie, “Death Proof,” which increasingly looks like one of the year’s best American films.