of or relating to the poet Milton or his writings.
resembling Milton's majestic style.

Also Mil·to·ni·an [mil-toh-nee-uh n] /mɪlˈtoʊ ni ən/.

Origin of Miltonic

First recorded in 1700–10; Milton + -ic
Related formspseu·do-Mil·ton·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Miltonian (mɪlˈtəʊnɪən)


characteristic of or resembling Milton's literary style, esp in being sublime and majestic
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