Definitions

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  • adj. Reminiscent of Marlon Brando, Jr. (1924–2004), American actor known for his mumbling diction and animal magnetism.

Etymologies

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Brando +‎ -esque

Examples

  • The black comedy, the scuzzy settings (sometimes low budget can work to your advantage), the over the top acting (except for the Brandoesque turn of David Carradine's) and the crazy characters.

    Death Race 2000

  • Darunia: That's not true at all, in Disturbia he pulled of scared and nerdy kid while in Indiana Jones he had his Brandoesque "I'm more of a badass than you" act down and in Transformers his role was completely separate from the other two, you're going to have to explain yourself.

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  • He was lean, good-looking, with a brooding Brandoesque quality to his face.

    Blood Hollow

  • Brandoesque aura, but there is a sadness now in his body language.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • East End, had David McCallum as a Brandoesque leather-jacketed "crazy mixed-up kid".

    The Guardian World News

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