[goth-uh-siz-uh m] /ˈgɒθ əˌsɪz əm/
conformity or devotion to the gothic style in the arts.
the principles and techniques of the gothic style.
(sometimes lowercase) barbarism; crudeness.
conformity to, use of, or imitation of the Gothic style, esp in architecture
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
- Goth punk
noun See goth rock