- adj. Of, pertaining to, or reminiscent of Jonathan Swift's satirical Gulliver's Travels (1726) or its protagonist, Lemuel Gulliver.
- Gulliver + -ian (Wiktionary)
“Only you can interweave Kevin Federline, David Hasslehoff, and the word Gulliverian and Machiavelli into a coherent post.”
“But so many politicians had been rounded up to officially cut the ribbon on Monday that they broke out a Gulliverian pair of scissors to slice through it.”
“But now that one martini gets me sloppy drunk and gives me a Gulliverian hangover those bulbous-headed Lilliputians that Kristen had me imagining?”
“His strong point was prose parody, the best, perhaps, being the quaint quasi-Gulliverian sketch called "A Fortnight in Sparsandria," which he contributed to”
“Gulliverian appellative -- had been singularly fond of him, and had loaded him in early life with favours -- not only kisses, and so forth, but jewellery and gold pagodas.”
“It turned out that the robber was a Howgate lad, the worthless son of a neighbor, and Rab knowing him had let him cheaply off; the only thing, which was seen by a man from a field, was, that before letting him rise, he quenched (_pro tempore_) the fire of the eyes of the ruffian, by a familiar Gulliverian application of Hydraulics, which I need not further particularize.”
“After these Gulliverian researches, my agreeable acquaintance had fallen under the ban of the Dutch government, and had suffered (this, at least, being matter of fact) nearly two years 'imprisonment, with confiscation of a large amount of property, for which Mr. Belmont, our minister at the”
“But now that one martini gets me sloppy drunk and gives me a Gulliverian hangover (those bulbous-headed Lilliputians that Kristen had me imagining?”
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