Barnumesque
adjective see Barnum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • barnumesque —  adj. Gigantesque, démesuré …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • Barnum — biographical name Phineas Taylor 1810 1891 American showman • Barnumesque adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lurid — Synonyms and related words: Barnumesque, Fescennine, Gongoresque, Johnsonian, Rabelaisian, Titian, Titian red, achromatic, achromic, affected, aglow, anemic, appalling, ashen, ashy, awful, baleful, bawdy, bedizened, beige, big sounding, blanched …   Moby Thesaurus

  • melodramatic — Synonyms and related words: Barnumesque, actor proof, all star, ballet, balletic, cinematic, cinematographic, cloak and dagger, dramatic, dramatical, dramaturgic, emotionalistic, emotive, exaggerated, film, filmic, ham, hammy, histrionic, hokey,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sensational — Synonyms and related words: Barnumesque, Gongoresque, Johnsonian, acid, affected, amazing, arresting, astonishing, astounding, bedizened, beguiling, bewildering, big sounding, biting, blatant, brazen, brazenfaced, breathtaking, cloak and dagger,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • yellow — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Barnumesque, Cassel yellow, Claude tint, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Paris yellow, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, acid yellow …   Moby Thesaurus

  • yellow — adj 1. golden, gold, aureate, aurific, gilt; honey, xanthous, xanthic, butter, gambogian, quince yellow, zinc yellow, primrose; saffron, daffodil, topaz, banana, jonquil, cadmium yellow, canary yellow; lemon, citron, lutescent, luteous; tawny,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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