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Rictus   Listen

A gaping grimace.

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"Rictus" Quotes from Famous Books

... burial. Then arrived some other revolting official; he asked how many collars Oscar had, and the value of his umbrella. (This is quite true, and not a mere exaggeration of mine.) Then various poets and literary people called, Raymond de la Tailhade, Tardieu, Charles Sibleigh, Jehan Rictus, Robert d'Humieres, George Sinclair, and various English people, who gave assumed names, together with two veiled women. They were all allowed to see the body ...
— Oscar Wilde, Volume 2 (of 2) - His Life and Confessions • Frank Harris

Words linked to "Rictus" :   gape

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