Associations to the word «picaresque»


PICARESQUE, adjective. Of or pertaining to rogues or adventurers
PICARESQUE, adjective. (literature) Characteristic of a genre of Spanish satiric novel dealing with the adventures of a roguish hero
PICARESQUE, noun. A picaresque novel.

Dictionary definition

PICARESQUE, adjective. Involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction; "picaresque novels"; "waifs of the picaresque tradition"; "a picaresque hero".

Wise words

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