Share this entry

Share this page

Lyly, John

Syllabification: Ly·ly, John
Pronunciation: /ˈlilē
 
/

Definition of Lyly, John in English:

( Circa 1554–1606), English prose writer and playwright. His prose romance in two parts, Euphues, The Anatomy of Wit (1578) and Euphues and His England (1580), was written in a style that became known as euphuism.

Definition of Lyly, John in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…