Definition of Poe-esque in US English:

Poe-esque

(also Poesque)

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or reminiscent of Edgar Allan Poe or his work: specifically macabre, Gothic.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From the name of Edgar Allen Poe + -esque.

Pronunciation

Poe-esque

/pəʊˈɛsk/