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  • adj. Reminiscent of the works of French poet Paul Verlaine (1844-1896).

Etymologies

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Verlaine +‎ -esque

Examples

  • The last Verlainesque sensation is the fading voice of a reporter shouting, “Jesus Christ, he just bit off that thing’s tongue !”

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