[joi-see-uh n]
  1. a student of the life and work of James Joyce.
  2. a person who favors or advocates the work, style, or methods of James Joyce.
  3. an imitator of James Joyce.

Origin of Joycean

First recorded in 1925–30; Joyce + -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for joycean


  1. of, relating to, or like James Joyce or his works
  1. a student or admirer of Joyce or his works
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