shakespeareanism

Shakespearean

[sheyk-speer-ee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or suggestive of Shakespeare or his works.
noun
2.
a Shakespearean scholar; a specialist in the study of the works of Shakespeare.
Also, Shakespearian.


Origin:
1810–20; Shakespeare + -an

Shakespeareanism, Shakespearianism, noun
half-Shakespearean, adjective
non-Shakespearean, adjective
non-Shakespearian, adjective
post-Shakespearean, adjective
post-Shakespearian, adjective
pre-Shakespearean, adjective
pre-Shakespearian, adjective
pseudo-Shakespearean, adjective
pseudo-Shakespearian, adjective
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Shakespearean or Shakespearian (ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of Shakespeare or his works
 
n
2.  a student of or specialist in Shakespeare's works
 
Shakespearian or Shakespearian
 
adj
 
n

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