Definitions

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  • adj. Reminiscent of the works of Nikolai Gogol.

Etymologies

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Gogol +‎ -esque; more at Gogolian.

Examples

  • I asked Father Tikhon specifically about a Gogolesque tale I had heard regarding Viktor Ivanov, Putin's trusted Kremlin aide who vets candidates for appointments to the federal ministries.

    The Accidental Autocrat

  • They don't understand you here in the town, and, indeed, there is no one to understand, seeing that, as you know, they are all, with very few exceptions, regular Gogolesque pig faces here.

    The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

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