Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Drama that emphasizes the horrifying or the macabre.

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  • proper n. A Parisian theatre which specialized in grotesque and grisly horror shows.
  • proper n. That which thrives on grotesquery and gore.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a play of a macabre or horrific nature

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Le Grand Guignol, a theater in Paris.

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