(n.) 1. A word generally used in relation the the macabre or other darker elements.
2. A movement in literature that branched off of the individualist movement of the 1700's, usually revolving around the darker elements of human nature.
3. Jagged and spaciouis architecture, usually referenced by gothic cathedrals, in which vast open areas invoke feelings of belittlement.
4. A stereotype encompassing whiny, pissant teenagers craving attention. Usually identified by an immense use of black, vampires, blood, and anarchy symbols.
1. The painting had a very gothic feel to it.
2. Poe was a gothic writer.
3. There was a piece of a gothic chapel on display at the museum.
4. A handful of gothic children mingled outside the Starbucks.
(n). 1. Cartoons developed in Japan, and brutally mutilated by Canadian and American distributors into bad, bad dubs (see DiC).
2. The reason why girls, generally around the ages of 11-19, will overuse the words "kawaii," "baka," and "kakkoi," at completely irrelevent times in American conversation.
3. A form of art that is hated by critics for being too commericial; which, in fact, was the whole point of developing anime(to sell it, and stuff).
4. Chock full of fanservice that you can't get out of politically correct American 'toons made after 1950.
5. (adj.) Referring to an action that would likely be seen in a Japanese cartoon.
1. Shame on DiC for badly dubbing that anime, Sailor Moon. Shame, shame, shame.
2. Kelly had recently purchased a tape of anime, and has now mutated into a cosplaying freak.
3. The kids at school hated Johnny because he drew anime.
4. That anime was nothing but boobs and tenticles. I'm creeped.
5. The way she fell, it was, like, SO anime! Lol.