Johnsonian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, resembling, or regarding Samuel Johnson or their writings.
    • Of or regarding Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), English publisher and lexicographer.
    • with respect to or resembling Dr. Johnson or his design; pompous; inflated.
  • noun:
    • An admirer or a student of Samuel Johnson or his work.
  • others:
    • concerning or characteristic of Dr. Samuel Johnson, his writings (especially their English dictionary), or their style.

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