Definition of Lettermanesque in US English:

Lettermanesque

adjective

  • Characteristic of or resembling David Letterman or his comedic or presenting style, especially in being acerbic, irreverent, or sarcastic.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Chicago Tribune. From the name of David Michael Letterman (b. 1947), U.S. comedian and talk show host + -esque.

Pronunciation

Lettermanesque

/ˌlɛtəməˈnɛsk/