Definition of Johnsonese

1. n. The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson, or one formed in imitation of it; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.



Definition of Johnsonese

1. Proper noun. The literary style of Dr. (w Samuel Johnson); an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words. ¹

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