Meaning of Sirkian in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsəːkɪən/


  • Of or relating to the director Douglas Sirk; resembling or characteristic of his films (especially his melodramas).

    Sirk is best known for a series of domestic melodramas made in the 1950s, which treat romantic themes such as desire and infatuation and are noted for their lavish sets and costumes, highly emotional presentation, and a vividly colourful, glossy visual style.


1960s. From the name of Douglas Sirk, German-born U.S. theatre and film director + -ian.