[ hem-ing-wey-esk ]
/ ˌhɛm ɪŋ weɪˈɛsk /
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of, relating to, or characteristic of Ernest Hemingway or his works.
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British Dictionary definitions for Hemingwayesque
/ (ˌhɛmɪŋˌweɪˈɛsk) /
of, relating to, or like Ernest Hemingway or his literary style
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