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Johnsonian

[jon-soh-nee-uh n] /dʒɒnˈsoʊ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Samuel Johnson or his works.
2.
having the quality of Johnsonese.
noun
3.
a person who writes in the Johnsonian style.
4.
a teacher or critic who specializes in the works of Samuel Johnson.
Origin of Johnsonian
1785-1795
First recorded in 1785-95; Johnson + -ian
Related forms
Johnsonianism, noun
Johnsonianly, adverb
post-Johnsonian, adjective
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Johnsonian

/dʒɒnˈsəʊnɪən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Samuel Johnson, his works, or his style of writing
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