Relating to or resembling Shakespeare’s character Sir John Falstaff in being fat, jolly, and debauched: a Falstaffian gusto for life
More example sentences
- He is a man of Falstaffian appetites, Machiavellian instincts, and Svengali-like charms.
- And between fights he blows up like a balloon, and his waist takes on Falstaffian dimensions.
- I'm sure that ordinarily he was brimming with the milk of human kindness, full of Falstaffian mirth, a man with nothing but the deepest appreciation for the circle of life, etc.
Definition of Falstaffian in:
- The US English dictionary