Definition of Scorsesean in English:


Pronunciation /skɔːˈseɪzɪən/


(also Scorsesian)
  • Characteristic or reminiscent of the films of Martin Scorsese.

    Scorsese is noted for his bravura visual style characterized by fluid and dynamic camerawork and editing and for his innovative and affective use of (especially popular) music. His films typically explore themes of religious faith, sin and redemption, and (violent) masculinity, often set in and around New York City.


1970s; earliest use found in Columbia Daily Spectator (New York). From the name of Martin Scorsese (b. 1942), American film director + -an; compare -ean.