from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A florid, ornate literary style, often employing elaborate puns and conceits.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A florid literary style with many puns etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An affected elegance or euphuism of style, for which the Spanish poet Gongora y Argote (1561-1627), among others of his time, was noted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of affected elegance of style introduced into Spanish literature in imitation of that of the Spanish poet Góngora y Argote (1561—1627).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an affected elegance of style that was introduced into Spanish literature by the poet Gongora
After Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561-1627), Spanish poet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet. (Wiktionary)