adjective see Chaplin

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  • chaplinesque — [ʃaplinɛsk] adj. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de Charles Chaplin, acteur et cinéaste anglais, créateur du personnage de Charlot. ❖ ♦ Qui se rapporte, ou ressemble au comique propre à Chaplin. || Des gags chaplinesques. || « La grande tradition chaplinesque »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Chaplinesque — 1921, from Charlie Chaplin (1889 1977), British born silent movie star. The surname is attested from c.1200, from O.Fr. chapelain priest …   Etymology dictionary

  • chaplinesque — |chaplə̇|nesk adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Charles S. Chaplin b1889 English born comedian + English esque : resembling or suggesting the largely pantomime comedy of the motion picture comedian Charles Chaplin, especially its… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chaplinesque — /chap leuh nesk /, adj. characteristic of or resembling the comedy or filmmaking style of Charlie Chaplin. [1920 25; (Charles) CHAPLIN + ESQUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Chaplinesque — adjective Reminiscent of (1889–1977), English comic actor and film director of the silent film era …   Wiktionary

  • chaplinesque — chap·lin·esque …   English syllables

  • Chaplinesque — /tʃæpləˈnɛsk/ (say chapluh nesk) adjective comic, in the manner of Charlie Chaplin …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chaplinesque, My Life and Hard Times — Directed by Harry Hurwitz Produced by Harry Hurwitz Written by Harry Hurwitz Narrated by Gloria Swanson …   Wikipedia

  • Chaplin — biographical name Sir Charles Spencer 1889 1977 British actor & director • Chaplinesque adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Data (Star Trek) — Data Data on the bridge of the Enterprise D Species Android Home planet Omicron Theta Affiliation United Federation of Planets Starfleet …   Wikipedia

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