grotesque
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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 5).
grotesque
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (distorted person or creature)
a. el grotesco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
5. (genre)
a. el grotesco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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grotesque
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. grotesco(a)
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grotesque [ɡrəʊˈtesk]
adjective
1 (hideous) [+appearance, idea, sight, spectacle] grotesco; [+allegation, proposal] absurdo
2 (Art) grotesco
noun
grotesco (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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