Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to Robert Burton (1577–1640), English scholar and writer.

Etymologies

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Burton +‎ -ian

Examples

  • It's about grownup concerns mortality, memory, marriage, but it's told within a powerfully fairy-tale framework that almost always works with subtlety on the message and with big, Burtonian bravura on the Tale.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • Burton introduces many obsolete words, makes attacks on various persons, and says fearlessly just what he thinks; but the work has both the Burtonian faults.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • I stand by my position, "Bestcomm Networks Inc. receives the Burtonian prize of the year for the worst service."

    Craig Burton

  • "In a word, Bestcomm Networks Inc. receives the Burtonian prize of the year for the worst service."

    Craig Burton

  • In a word, Bestcomm Networks Inc. receives the Burtonian prize of the year for the worst service.

    Craig Burton

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