from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In a style reminiscent of John Kingsley "Joe" Orton (1933-1967), English playwright who wrote scandalous black comedies.
The non-PC Ortonesque farce is now transplanted from pastoral England to a prosperous African-American household in Pasadena, California.
You don't say "oh well, he wasn't getting it done so I'm gonna go out and get me an Ortonesque QB".
With a script literally oozing with Ortonesque black humour and an all-pervading air of camp which perfectly captures its era?