pantagruelism


pantagruelism

noun

  1. (in Rabelais’ Pantagruel) the huge son of Gargantua, represented as dealing with serious matters in a spirit of broad and somewhat cynical good humor.
  2. (italics) a satirical novel (1532) by Rabelais.

noun

  1. a gigantic prince, noted for his ironical buffoonery, in Rabelais’ satire Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534)

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