boswellian definition

  • adjective:
    • associated with, or characteristic of, Dr. Johnson's biographer, James Boswell, whoever hero worship made their narrative a faithful but frequently uncritical record of details.
  • others:
    • regarding or resembling James Boswell, the buddy and biographer of Dr. Johnson; characterized by an uncritical and simple admiration for some individual: used especially of biographers and biography.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "boswellian"
    • The boswellian acids help reduce the…
    • View More
42 votes

How would you define boswellian?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!