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Chesterfieldian

[ ches-ter-feel-dee-uhn ]
/ ˌtʃɛs tərˈfil di ən /
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adjective

of, relating to, or like the 4th Earl of Chesterfield or his writings; elegant; urbane; suave.

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Origin of Chesterfieldian

First recorded in 1770–80; Chesterfield + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Chesterfieldian

Chesterfieldian
/ (ˌtʃɛstəˈfiːldɪən) /

adjective

of or like Lord Chesterfield; suave; elegant; polished
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