[ ploo-tahr-kee-uh n ]
/ pluˈtɑr ki ən /


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.

Origin of Plutarchian

First recorded in 1855–60; Plutarch + -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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