Pythonesque

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Etymology 1Edit

From the name of the British comedy troupe, Monty Python, referring to their signature type of humour.

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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