Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. possessing medieval, dungeon-like attributes or atmosphere

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From dungeon +‎ -ous

Examples

  • Shot almost entirely in Tone's cramped and dungeonous Brooklyn basement, Tone and Korzan spent weeks on end creating the paper mache set for which Tone could transform into the rapping sea creature.

    WYDU

  • I turned and saw her, and she was covered in sweat from standing in that dungeonous underground heat pit, totally stressed and her eyes were watering and she opened her mouth and what I heard was something like this tumble of words, "EXCUSE ME, I've never done this before and honestly I don't even know what to do but I'm on my way to work and I have a meeting this morning and need to be on time but I just realized that I forgot my wallet and so I don't have my metrocard and I don't have any money to buy a token and I don't even have my atm card to get money and I just need to get on a train and I am wondering if you could help me because I just don't know what to do and I have to get on the train and get work."

    partygirl Diary Entry

  • A Bench for Public Spaces, "Pieter Jamart's efforts only remind us of the classic bricks found in the dungeonous labyrinths in the castles of Super Mario Bros.

    Unplugged

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.