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Hemingwayesque

[ hem-ing-wey-esk ]
/ ˌhɛm ɪŋ weɪˈɛsk /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Ernest Hemingway or his works.
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Origin of Hemingwayesque

First recorded in 1940–45; Hemingway + -esque
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British Dictionary definitions for Hemingwayesque

Hemingwayesque
/ (ˌhɛmɪŋˌweɪˈɛsk) /

adjective
of, relating to, or like Ernest Hemingway or his literary style
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