Definition of American Gothic in English:

American Gothic

Syllabification: A·mer·i·can Goth·ic

Entry from US English dictionary


1A noted 1930 painting by Grant Wood (1891–1942), depicting a dour-faced farmer and his daughter in front of their house, with a Gothic-style window in the background. It is representative of traditional American rural values, and is widely copied and parodied.
1.1 [as modifier] Conservative in moral and social views.

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