exoticism exoticism

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being exotic

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Certainly, an approachable exoticism fuels many Eurasian models' careers.
  2. The result is one of the enduring minor poems of the languageawash with fanciful exoticism, vivid and resonant.
  3. It's visually rich without exoticism, curious without condescension.

News

  • Lers Ros Thai Comes to the Mission

    Thai food, for all its lingering exoticism, is actually one of the more conservative cuisines -- as presented to Americans, that is. Altogether too many Thai places, focused on takeout and its...
    on March 4, 2014     Source: SF Weekly Blogs

Quotes

  1. The designer who has dressed Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan, said India has always inspired him: "I love the exoticism of India. It is so very different to what I am used to in Europe and America." "Sometimes you can see Indian...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Abhishek Bachchan Source: Hindustan Times

  2. Get on their space to stream a couple of tracks, including "Idle Hands," which Dulli says, "fuses Middle Eastern exoticism with shocking guitar riffs that shoot AC/DC boogie into another fucking galaxy."
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Greg Dulli Source: Pitch Weekly

  3. Zimmerman stated, "For all the trappings of exoticism that this poetic, loving text has - princesses from different lands and appearances of angels, riddles, disguise and adventure - there is a deep familiarity to what happens to the people of the...
    on May 27, 2007 By: Mary Zimmerman Source: Playbill.com

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