How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"esque" is from "iscus" (in the style of) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A word ending that indicates resembling. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|On entering the Art Gallery, we are awed by the statuesque presence of the paintings of torsos.|
|At its best, burlesque was a rich source of music and comedy.|