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Hogarthian (ˌhəʊˈɡɑːθɪən) 

Definitions

adjective

  1. reminiscent of the engravings of William Hogarth, the English engraver and painter (1697--1764), in which he satirized contemporary vices and affectations

Hogarth (ˈhəʊɡɑːθ Pronunciation for Hogarth

Definitions

noun

  1. William. 1697–1764, English engraver and painter. He is noted particularly for his series of engravings satirizing the vices and affectations of his age, such as A Rake's Progress (1735) and Marriage à la Mode (1745)

Derived Forms

Hoˈgarthian adjective

Example Sentences Including 'Hogarthian'

Fifteen years of sad plots, bizarre character rewrites, gay propaganda and Hogarthian grotesques.
Sun, News of the World (2000)
The rashes may vary from faint to grotesquely obvious - all very Hogarthian.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Today I step over them on my doorstep and dodge them daily in the Hogarthian city streets.
Pimlott, Ben Frustrate Their Knavish Tricks

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