That's from the article on 'The Boss Baby' cartoon I've just read: "... that newborn girl sits up and reveals that she's wearing her own Boss Baby-esque suit and tie..."

What do you think about such derivation - is it correct? And how would you pronounce this?

  • I agree with SovereignSun that -esque is OK to be used here. – Teacher KSHuang Apr 10 '17 at 12:15

It is legitimate. the word esque is pronounced [ɛsk] and it means in the style of; resembling; suggesting the style of

"boss baby" means a girl whos plays her cards right and cup cakes with no feelings. (Urban dictionary)

plays her cards right means to work or negotiate correctly and skillfully. To do the correct things to achieve a desired result.

If this speaks about the new cartoon The Boss Baby then she acts in the style of that very baby from the cartoon. Or she is indeed wearing a suit and a tie that resemble those the Boss Baby has.

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    No, it is about the cartoon, 'The Baby Boss'. – rdt09 Apr 10 '17 at 12:12
  • @rdt09 Please include that in the question. It's much more simple that way. – SovereignSun Apr 10 '17 at 12:14

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