ubuesque

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /y.by.ɛsk/, /y.bɥɛsk/

Adjective[edit]

ubuesque (plural ubuesques)

  1. absurdly grotesque
    • 2014 May 21, Tu Thanh Ha, "New train cars in France too wide for hundreds of stations," Globe and Mail (Canada) (retrieved 21 May 2014):
      Energy and Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal described it as an "unbelievable mistake" while Junior Transport Minister Frédéric Cuvillier said it was "ubuesque" (nonsensical), an allusion to absurdist theatre.

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