Definition of Orton, Joe in English:
- Ortonesque adjective
- Example sentences
- It's Ortonesque, and it's a great shame that Joe Orton never wrote anything about him because he would have nailed Meek's gothic pantomime life.
- In his Ortonesque black leather cap, Derek McGhie's Hal is surly and uncomfortable instead of brassy and carefree, adding to the sense that the company hasn't really understood what Orton's anarchic spirit was all about.
- So great was the impact of Orton's enforced naturalism - double entendres masquerading as information - that a new adjective, ‘Ortonesque’, was coined.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.