Definition of El Greco in English:

El Greco

proper noun

  • (1541–1614), Cretan-born Spanish painter; born Domenikos Theotokopoulos. El Greco's portraits and religious works are characterized by distorted perspective, elongated figures, and strident use of colour.

Origin

Spanish, literally the Greek.

Pronunciation

El Greco

/ɛl ˈɡrɛkəʊ/