Definition of sword and sorcery in English:

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sword and sorcery

noun

A genre of fiction characterized by heroic adventures and elements of fantasy.
Example sentences
  • The 1980s saw Delany devote most of his energy to the even more marginal form connected to science fiction called fantasy fiction or sword and sorcery.
  • Fantasy art charms collectors in the art market; from the fairy paintings and pre-Raphaelite brotherhood canvases of the Victorian era to sword and sorcery imagery today, fantasy art is enjoying a revival of collector interest.
  • In pursuit of an interest in writing fantasy sword and sorcery novels, I began reading New Age and Pagan literature so as to be able to write about these things in a consistent manner.

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Syllabification: sword and sor·cer·y

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