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Faulknerian

[ fawk-neer-ee-uhn ]
/ fɔkˈnɪər i ən /
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adjective

of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary style of William Faulkner.

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Origin of Faulknerian

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55; Faulkner + -ian
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