[groh-tes-kuh-ree] /groʊˈtɛs kə ri/
noun, plural grotesqueries.
grotesque ornamental work.
noun (pl) -queries
the state of being grotesque
something that is grotesque, esp an object such as a sculpture
[groh-shee-uh s] /ˈgroʊ ʃi əs/ noun 1. Hugo (Huig De Groot) 1583–1645, Dutch jurist and statesman. /ˈɡrəʊtɪəs/ noun 1. Hugo, original name Huig de Groot. 1583–1645, Dutch jurist and statesman, whose De Jure Belli ac Pacis (1625) is regarded as the foundation of modern international law
[grot-n] /ˈgrɒt n/ noun 1. a city in SE Connecticut.
[grot-oh] /ˈgrɒt oʊ/ noun, plural grottoes, grottos. 1. a cave or cavern. 2. an artificial cavernlike recess or structure. /ˈɡrɒtəʊ/ noun (pl) -toes, -tos 1. a small cave, esp one with attractive features 2. a construction in the form of a cave, esp as in landscaped gardens during the 18th century n. 1610s, from Italian […]
[grot-ee] /ˈgrɒt i/ adjective, grottier, grottiest. Slang. 1. seedy; wretched; dirty. /ˈɡrɒtɪ/ adjective (Brit, slang) -tier, -tiest 1. unpleasant, nasty, or unattractive 2. of poor quality or in bad condition; unsatisfactory or useless n. slang shortening of grotesque, it had a brief vogue 1964 as part of the argot popularized by The Beatles in “A […]