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Shavian

[ shey-vee-uhn ]
/ ˈʃeɪ vi ən /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of George Bernard Shaw or his works: Shavian humor.
noun
a specialist in the study of the works of George Bernard Shaw.
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Origin of Shavian

1905–10; Shav- (Latinization of Shaw) + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Shavian

Sha·vi·an·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Shavian

Shavian
/ (ˈʃeɪvɪən) /

adjective
of, relating to, or like George Bernard Shaw, his works, ideas, etc
noun
an admirer of Shaw or his works

Derived forms of Shavian

Shavianism, noun
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