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Definition of surreal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

surreal

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//səˈriːəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//səˈriːəl//
 
(less frequent surrealistic) Describing art
 
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very strange; more like a dream than reality, with ideas and images mixed together in a strange way surreal images The play was a surreal mix of fact and fantasy. See related entries: Describing art Word Origin 1930s: back-formation from surrealism.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: surreal