HyperDic: macabre

English > 1 sense of the word macabre:
ADJECTIVEallmacabre, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, sickshockingly repellent
macabre > pronunciation
Soundsmahkaa'ber; mahkaa'brah
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
abracadabra ... zebra: 116 rhymes with rah...
English > macabre: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningShockingly repellent; inspiring horror.
Examples
  • "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"
  • "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
Synonymsghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, sick
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishespantoso, espeluznante, horrible, hórrido, horripilante, horroroso, macabro, repugnante, truculento
Catalanesborronant, horrible, hòrrid, horrífic, horripilant, horrorós, macabre

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