Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), American writer and journalist.

Etymologies

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Hemingway +‎ -an

Examples

  • On July 21, his 100th birthday, Scribners will bring out the last of his major unfinished manuscripts: a fictionalized memoir of his 1953 African safari, edited by his middle son Patrick, 70, who's given it the plausibly Hemingwayan title "True at First Light."

    Resurrecting Papa

  • Almost Hemingwayan in its simplicity and taut sentence structure.

    New Jersey Real Estate Report

  • Thus one must not assume that Hemingwayan spartanism is the only desirable mode, unless one is ready to indict T.S. Eliot,

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 3

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