Synonyms for grotesque
- 1. grotesque, art, fine art
- usage: art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
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- 1. grotesque, monstrous, ugly (vs. beautiful)
- usage: distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous; "tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas"; "twisted into monstrous shapes"
- 2. antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque, strange (vs. familiar), unusual
- usage: ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"