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  • adj. Characteristic of Noel Coward (1889-1973), English playwright and actor, or his works, characterized by flamboyant wit.

Etymologies

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Coward +‎ -esque

Examples

  • It's a clever tale, well played, Cowardesque but sincere.

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  • Written during an awe-inspiringly brief period of six days, "High Spirits" concerns a fussy, cantankerous socialite Charles Condomine (James DePavia), a suave Cowardesque novelist, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant,

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