An Anglo-American comedy troupe that became widely known in the late 1960s and 1970s for its irreverent, fast-paced television series. The show featured skits, such as the “Ministry of Silly Walks,” and highly original graphics. The members of the group included Graham Chapin, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin.
adjective See Monty Pythonesque
[noun mon-yuh-muh nt; verb mon-yuh-ment] /noun ˈmɒn yə mənt; verb ˈmɒn yəˌmɛnt/ noun 1. something erected in memory of a person, event, etc., as a building, pillar, or statue: the Washington Monument. 2. any building, megalith, etc., surviving from a past age, and regarded as of historical or archaeological importance. 3. any enduring evidence or […]
- Monty pythonesque
adjective pertaining to Monty Python’s Flying Circus; pertaining to something that is fast-paced, surreal, and following stream-of-consciousness; also called pythonesque , montypythonesque Examples We attended a montypythonesque play by local playwrights. Word Origin from television program of this name
[mon-yuh-men-tl] /ˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tl/ adjective 1. resembling a ; massive or imposing. 2. exceptionally great, as in quantity, quality, extent, or degree: a monumental work. 3. of historical or enduring significance: a monumental victory. 4. Fine Arts. having the quality of being larger than life; of heroic scale. 5. of or relating to a or […]