Johnsonian: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jon-sō'nē-un), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Samuel Johnson or his works.
  2. having the quality of Johnsonese.
  1. a person who writes in the Johnsonian style.
  2. a teacher or critic who specializes in the works of Samuel Johnson.
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