- [noun] art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
- [adjective] 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"
Synonyms: monstrous, unnatural
- [adjective] ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"
Synonyms: antic, fantastic, fantastical