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    picaresque

    picaresque - Dictionary definition and meaning for word picaresque

    Definition
    (adj) involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction
    Example Sentence
    • picaresque novels
    • waifs of the picaresque tradition
    • a picaresque hero
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for picaresque

without care, only wanting adventure

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remember the cartoon character PICAchu in Pokémon which is adventures

picaresque - the rogues who risk adventures in cars freely like rascals - free-car-risk or free-car-rascals or free-care-riskers

Picaresque = pi (get) + car + rescue; i.e. getting car freely like deceit.

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