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gothic

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Adjective gothic has 5 senses
  1. Gothic - characteristic of the style of type commonly used for printing German
  2. Gothic - of or relating to the language of the ancient Goths; "the Gothic Bible translation"
  3. Gothic - of or relating to the Goths; "Gothic migrations"
  4. medieval, mediaeval, gothic - as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened; "a medieval attitude toward dating"
    Antonym: modern (indirect, via nonmodern)
  5. gothic - characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque; "gothic novels like `Frankenstein'"
    Antonym:
    familiar (indirect, via strange)
Noun gothic has 3 senses
  1. Gothic - extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas
    --1 is a kind of
    East Germanic, East Germanic language
  2. Gothic, black letter - a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries
    --2 is a kind of font, fount, typeface, face
  3. Gothic, Gothic architecture - a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
    --3 is a kind of architectural style, style of architecture, type of architecture
    --3 has particulars:
     perpendicular, perpendicular style, English-Gothic, English-Gothic architecture
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