Definition of Pythonesque in English:


Syllabification: Py·thon·esque
Pronunciation: /ˌpīTHəˈnesk


  • After the style of or resembling the absurdist or surrealist humor of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, a British television comedy series (1969–74).
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    • The Imponderables' humour is based around familiar, Pythonesque themes of deadpan absurdism.
    • The rather amusing and somewhat Monty Pythonesque The Weekly offers us the true origins of your name.
    • There's a Pythonesque element creeping in to this conversation.

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