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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
John•so•ni•andʒɒnˈsoʊ ni ən(adj.)
of or characteristic of Samuel Johnson.
of or resembling the literary style of Samuel Johnson, characterized by rhetorically balanced phraseology and a Latinate vocabulary.
Origin of Johnsonian:
Of or pertaining to (1709u20131784), English writer and lexicographer.
pertaining to or resembling Dr. Johnson or his style; pompous; inflated
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