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  • adj. Reminiscent of Edward Hopper (1882–1967), American realist painter and printmaker.

Etymologies

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Hopper +‎ -esque

Examples

  • He created a world of loneliness, isolation and quiet anguish that we call Hopperesque ....

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  • I'm often told that much of my work is "Hopperesque".

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  • Traister offers a first glimpse into her reluctant but hopeful heart when she describes following Michelle Obama on the campaign trail in late 2007: It was November in rural Iowa, and between the Hopperesque towns in which we were stopping we drove through farmland, and brittle leaves blew across the road.

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  • It was November in rural Iowa, and between the Hopperesque towns in which we were stopping we drove through farmland, and brittle leaves blew across the road.

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  • Over the bar is a Hopperesque mural with Chinese people in it instead of lonely diners.

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  • Although, the red velvet pool table, tucked into the dimly lit back room, does present an stirring portrait of Hopperesque urban loneliness not to be missed.

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  • It is a very pretty, Edward Hopperesque place, with big old trees, clapboard houses, a center square, and row style businesses in long, low, modestly ornamented brick buildings.

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  • He painted Edward Hopperesque scenes until one day a stranger pulled up and saw a sketch Newton had done that included the backsides of paradegoers.

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  • The buildings wedge themselves into these tight angles, bricks tapering to near points, each structure bearing a Hopperesque resemblance.

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  • Set in New York in 1956, it tells the story of Johnnie Sheppard, a former carnival worker with serious anger-management issues, and Joyce, a nervous, attractive barfly he picks up in a Hopperesque tavern scene.

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