Definition of Pinterism in US English:

Pinterism

noun

  • A literary device or effect characteristic of Pinter; a laconic or brooding style; the quality of being Pinteresque.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The New York Times Magazine. From the name of Harold Pinter + -ism.

Pronunciation

Pinterism

/ˈpɪntərɪz(ə)m/