Definition of Tennysonian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtɛnɪˈsəʊnɪən/


Relating to or in the style of Tennyson.
Example sentences
  • Nowadays we see it as a piece of pleasing folklore, full of Tennysonian resonance.
  • This is not some idealised Tennysonian image of female purity.
  • They eschewed the old Tennysonian order and its sustained Edwardian echoes.


An admirer or student of Tennyson or his work.
Example sentences
  • Like many Tennysonians, he does not seem to have been a ready convert to his great contemporary.

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