Definition of splatterpunk in English:
noun[mass noun] informal
A literary genre characterized by the explicit description of horrific, violent, or pornographic scenes: bracketed as splatterpunk, the two novels have been condemned as outright pornography [as modifier]: he became labelled as a splatterpunk horror writer [count noun]: gritty novels called splatterpunks
More example sentences
- Sounds like the opening line from some third-rate splatterpunk novel.
- These stories are extremely visceral and it's easy to see why the term ‘splatterpunk’ was coined with this type of writing in mind.
- Hell, when I was 8 years old I was reading splatterpunk and Stephen King novels, so I have a hard time gauging these things.
Definition of splatterpunk in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan