Meaning of Puginesque in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpjuːdʒɪnˈɛsk/


  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Pugin's architectural style, or of his philosophy of art, design, and architecture; Gothic Revivalist.

    Pugin believed that the architecture of the Christian Middle Ages was superior to the architectural styles that succeeded it; he is known particularly for his work on the external detail and decorative internal fittings for the Houses of Parliament in London, designed by Sir Charles Barry.


Mid 19th century. From the name of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin + -esque.