Meaning of -ESQUE in English


-esque /esk/ BrE AmE suffix [in adjectives]

[ Language: French ; Origin: Italian -esco ]

1 . in the manner or style of a particular person, group, or place:

Kafkaesque (=in the style of the writer Franz Kafka)

2 . having a particular quality:

picturesque (=pleasant to look at)

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.