Definition of Johnsonese

Johnsonese n. means: The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson, or one formed in imitation of it; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.

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Johnsonese n. means: The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson, or one formed in imitation of it; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.

Meaning of Johnsonese

Johnsonese (n.) means: The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson, or one formed in imitation of it; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.

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Johnsonese (n.): The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson, or one formed in imitation of it; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.

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Meaning of Johnsonese

Johnsonese means: The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson, or one formed in imitation of it; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Beneficialness

Beneficialness means: The quality of being beneficial; profitableness.

Meaning of Cheve

Cheve means: To come to an issue; to turn out; to succeed; as, to cheve well in a enterprise.

Meaning of Fantasticness

Fantasticness means: Fantasticalness.

Meaning of Shedding

Shedding means: of Shed

Meaning of Unipersonalist

Unipersonalist means: One who believes that the Deity is unipersonal.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of BIG ONE

BIG ONE means: Big one is British slang for one hundred pounds sterling. Big one was old British slang for ten pounds sterling.

Meaning of REVUSICAL

REVUSICAL means: Revusical is American slang for a light theatrical entertainment combining elements of a revue and a musical.

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knock your block off means: Threat. Signal intent to decapitate someone by striking them so hard their head was knocked off.

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release the hounds means: Defecate.

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