[ joi-see-uh n ]
/ ˈdʒɔɪ si ən /


of, relating to, or characteristic of James Joyce or his work.


a student of the life and work of James Joyce.
a person who favors or advocates the work, style, or methods of James Joyce.
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. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for joycean

/ (ˈdʒɔɪsɪən) /


of, relating to, or like James Joyce or his works


a student or admirer of Joyce or his works
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