white armor of the 15th century, marked especially by much fluting and ornamentation.
[goth-uh-siz-uh m] /ˈgɒθ əˌsɪz əm/ noun 1. conformity or devotion to the gothic style in the arts. 2. the principles and techniques of the gothic style. 3. (sometimes lowercase) barbarism; crudeness. /ˈɡɒθɪˌsɪzəm/ noun 1. conformity to, use of, or imitation of the Gothic style, esp in architecture 2. crudeness of manner or style
[goth-uh-sahyz] /ˈgɒθ əˌsaɪz/ verb (used with object), Gothicized, Gothicizing. 1. to make gothic, as in style. /ˈɡɒθɪˌsaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make Gothic in style
- Gothic novel
noun a genre of fiction characterized by mystery and supernatural horror, often set in a dark castle or other medieval setting
- Gothic revival
noun 1. a Gothic style of architecture popular between the late 18th and late 19th centuries, exemplified by the Houses of Parliament in London (1840) Also called neogothic