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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

John•so•ni•andʒɒnˈsoʊ ni ən(adj.)

  1. of or characteristic of Samuel Johnson.

    Category: Literature

  2. of or resembling the literary style of Samuel Johnson, characterized by rhetorically balanced phraseology and a Latinate vocabulary.

    Category: Literature

Origin of Johnsonian:

1785–95

Wiktionary

  1. Johnsonian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to (1709u20131784), English writer and lexicographer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Johnsonian(adj)

    pertaining to or resembling Dr. Johnson or his style; pompous; inflated

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