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splatterpunk

[splat-er-puhngk] /ˈsplæt ərˌpʌŋk/
noun
1.
a form of fiction featuring extremely graphic violence.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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British Dictionary definitions for splatter-punk

splatterpunk

/ˈsplætəˌpʌŋk/
noun
1.
a literary genre characterized by graphically described scenes of an extremely gory nature
Word Origin
C20: from splatter + punk1
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Contemporary definitions for splatter-punk
noun

a genre of fiction, computer games, and film depicting many violent deaths and extreme sexual situations

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