Plutarchian

[ ploo-tahr-kee-uhn ]
/ pluˈtɑr ki ən /

adjective

of or relating to the biographer Plutarch.
characteristic of or resembling a biography by Plutarch or its subject: a life worthy of Plutarchian description; a deed of Plutarchian splendor.

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Origin of Plutarchian

First recorded in 1855–60; Plutarch + -ian
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Example sentences from the Web for Plutarchian

  • In the Plutarchian method there was ever a snare, and I have come near treading in it.

    Since Czanne|Clive Bell