from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by joviality and conviviality.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. corpulent and jolly
- adj. Of or pertaining to the traits of the comic character Falstaff
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. of or pertaining to falstaff, a character in Shakespeare's plays.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling Falstaff, the fat knight in Shakspere's “Henry IV.” and “Merry Wives of Windsor”; hence, corpulent; convivial; boasting; lying brazenly; coarsely jovial, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or resembling Falstaff
After Sir John Falstaff, a character in Henry IV, Parts I and II, and The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Falstaff, a comic character in the Shakespearean plays Henry IV (parts 1 and 2) and The Merry Wives of Windsor (Wiktionary)