from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Quasimodo, Salvatore 1901-1968. Italian poet whose early nostalgic works contrast with his later socially concerned poetry. He won the 1959 Nobel Prize for literature.
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- n. The first Sunday after Easter; Low Sunday
- n. A surfing trick performed whilst crouching
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The first Sunday after Easter; Low Sunday.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Low Sunday. Also called Quasimodo Sunday and Quasimodogeniti Sunday. See low.
Quasimodo is far from being the only Italian poet to be deeply affected in this way by the martyrdom of his country and its people, but the Sicilian poet's dark and passionate earnestness rings with a special and individual note when he ends one of his lyrics with the cry:
Quasimodo is like these writers in that for him, too, the fate of present-day Italy is a reality in which he is deeply involved.
Quasimodo is of the bold opinion that poetry does not exist for its own sake, but has an irrefutable mission in the world, through its creative power, to recreate man himself.
Without a word Quasimodo seized him by the belt and tossed him into the crowd full ten paces off.
Dom Claude gives the child the name Quasimodo, and determines to make the boy his ward.
He disguises his patent-buying activities by using holding companies with names such as Quasimodo Tolling LLC and Gigaloo LLC.
She said she felt like "Quasimodo" next to Angelina, who she described as "stunning".
This two-day music festival showcases local bands such as Quasimodo and regional acts such as Sandwich (the Philippines) and Bittersweet (Malaysia).
It gave me an erection when the guy says "Quasimodo" 1: 37 16 minutes ago, -0 / +1and just before that, the woman says "erection", i swear
It was suggested that it was non other than Quasimodo in drag.