Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 19:03

Pythonesque

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From the name of the British comedy troupe, Monty Python, due to the type of humour it contains.

AdjectiveEdit

Pythonesque (comparative more Pythonesque, superlative most Pythonesque)

  1. (of humour) Farcically surreal or absurd.

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

Pythonesque (comparative more Pythonesque, superlative most Pythonesque)

  1. (computing, informal) Typical of, or suited to, the Python programming language.
    • 2001, Andy Duncan, Sean Hull, Oracle and Open Source: Tools and Applications
      The module works by wrapping the C-extended Tkinter module into Pythonesque classes.
    • 2003, Richard Hightower, Python Programming with the Java Class Libraries
      If you want to cut out a third line, you can rewrite the above with a lambda function, which turns four lines into one (how very Pythonesque).

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