Definición de lurid en inglés:

lurid

Saltos de línea: lurid
Pronunciación: /ˈl(j)ʊərɪd
 
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adjetivo

Derivativos

luridly

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The female characters are luridly described as, ‘a large woman, her legs were as thick as tree trunks… She had a small waist and large booty which switched from side to side with each step she took.’
  • The fatal truck has ‘Jesus Saves’ painted luridly along the side; earlier, the driver, Jack, had confidently talked of Jesus picking out that truck just for him, because God has a detailed plan for us all.
  • No matter how toe - curlingly awful the King's TV and pop music references become, they simply cannot compete with the luridly unforgettable image of Janette in 80s Madonna-style basque and suspenders.

luridness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In any case, superficially Sirk's work has a pokerfaced luridness that has all but disappeared from our movies.
  • Without soap-opera luridness or movie product-placement, it takes the listener a while to adjust to their low-impact pleasures.
  • No wonder we rarely saw our Uncle Donald - and who wants the weird luridness that The Gay Uncle seems to come built-in with in our family?

Origen

mid 17th century (in the sense 'pale and dismal in colour'): from Latin luridus; related to luror 'wan or yellow colour'.

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody