adjective /lʌvˈkræftiən/
a) Frighteningly monstrous and otherworldly.

The tip of the thing was equipped with long whiplike appendages that writhed around a loose, drooling, toothless mouth large enough to swallow a man whole...Perhaps this was the only thing that the escaping Lovecraftian entity had thus far been able to extrude between the opening Gates — this one finger.

b) Of, pertaining to, or emulating the style or works of author (1890-1937).

Lovecraftian horror, Lovecraftian fiction

Wikipedia foundation.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Lovecraftian horror — is a sub genre of horror fiction which emphasizes the psychological horror of the unknown (in some cases, unknowable) over gore or other elements of shock, which may still be present.cite book | title=The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana: A Guide to… …   Wikipedia

  • Lovecraftian Dark — Infobox Album| Name = Lovecraftian Dark Type = studio Artist = Dawn of Relic Released = 2003 Genre = Black metal Length = 58:11 Label = Season of Mist Last album = One Night in Carcosa (1999) This album = Lovecraftian Dark (2003) Next album =… …   Wikipedia

  • “Lucubrations Lovecraftian“ —    Essay (4,570 words); probably written in early 1921. First published in the United Co operative(April 1921); rpt. MW    The essay is divided into four parts. “The Loyal Coalition” concerns an organization in Boston designed to counteract anti… …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia

  • H. P. Lovecraft — This article is about the author. For the rock group, see H. P. Lovecraft (band). H. P. Lovecraft H. P. Lovecraft, circa 1934. Born Howard Phillips Lovecraft August 20, 1890(1890 08 20) Providence, Rhode Island, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Lovecraft Country — Detailed map of Lovecraft Country Lovecraft Country is a term coined by Keith Herber for the New England setting, combining real and fictitious locations, used by H. P. Lovecraft in many of his weird fiction stories, and later elaborated by other …   Wikipedia

  • Aarni — For other uses, see Aarni (disambiguation). Aarni Origin Finland Genres Avant garde metal Doom metal Folk metal Years active 1998 – present Labels …   Wikipedia

  • Dawn of Relic — Origin Oulu, Finland Genres Black metal [1] Years active 1993 – present Labels …   Wikipedia

  • Necropolitan Press — Status Defunct in 2001, re started in 2008 Founded 1993 (1993) Founder …   Wikipedia

  • Necronomicon — This article is about a fictional book. For other uses, see Necronomicon (disambiguation). A fan created prop representing the Necronom …   Wikipedia

  • Cthulhu — For other uses, see Cthulhu (disambiguation). Cthulhu …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.