Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), American abstract expressionist painter.

Etymologies

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Pollock +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Now I did wonder, as I neared the end of this textual slab of stasis, whether Jordan slips at the last hurdle and permits narrative movement, development and interest to contaminate the pure, Pollockian tangled obstruction of the whole.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • Now I did wonder, as I neared the end of this textual slab of stasis, whether Jordan slips at the last hurdle and permits narrative movement, development and interest to contaminate the pure, Pollockian tangled obstruction of the whole.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 9: Winter’s Heart (2000)

  • Except for the door and soundproof window, the entire studio is lined in acoustic tile with strange Pollockian patterns of tiny holes.

    Host

  • Except for the door and soundproof window, the entire studio is lined in acoustic tile with strange Pollockian patterns of tiny holes.

    Host

  • I can hardly recall a meal which was not smothered in sauces red and brown, or an explosion of Pollockian pickles.

    The Guardian World News

  • while pizza stones heat to 500+ degrees, a “Pollockian”-splattered pie

    Pancetta, Egg and Fried Sage Pizza (at Pizza a Casa with Mark Bello)

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