- one who studies the works of Joseph Addison.
Origin of Addisonian
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Examples from the Web for addisonian
He concludes with an account, written in an Addisonian vein, of a club to which he had the honour to belong.A Book of the Play
Masters of the Addisonian art are few but those few almost atone for the general lack of polish.Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922
Howard Phillips Lovecraft
That's right, he said he should have some steroids because he was an Addisonian.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He complains gently in his Addisonian way of the inconvenience to which he was put for want of funds.
All the letters have this preternatural solemnity, as if each was a study in style after the favorite Addisonian model.