Definition of El Greco in English:

El Greco

proper noun

  • (1541–1614), Cretan-born Spanish painter; born Domenikos Theotokopoulos. His portraits and religious works are characterized by distorted perspective, elongated figures, and strident use of color. In Spanish, his name means “the Greek.”.

Pronunciation

El Greco

/el ˈɡrekō/ /ɛl ˈɡrɛkoʊ/

Origin

Spanish, literally ‘the Greek’.