- 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
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Examples from the Web for miltonic
Keats broke the poem off because it was too 'Miltonic', and it is easy to see what he meant.Keats: Poems Published in 1820
But the last of the three is the essential of Miltonic blank verse.Milton
Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
And the Miltonic fable of the offended creator and the sacrificial son!First and Last Things
H. G. Wells
They are, using the word in the Miltonic sense, obscene—like owls.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2
It is a great relief to me, that my Miltonic labours are suspended.The Works of William Cowper
- characteristic of or resembling Milton's literary style, esp in being sublime and majestic
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