Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: surreal
IPA transcription: [sɚ'il]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dreamlike, surreal
    Meaning: resembling a dream; "night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality"; "as irrational and surreal as a dream"
  • Synonyms: phantasmagoric, phantasmagorical, surreal, surrealistic
    Meaning: characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions; "a great concourse of phantasmagoric shadows"--J.C.Powys; "the incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature"
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