- adj. Of or pertaining to P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975), English writer and humorist.
- Wodehouse + -ian (Wiktionary)
“But I think you have to think about this book as a kind of Wodehousian fantasy with a little bit of Mary Poppins squeezed in, because Connie Hargreaves is not unlike Mary Poppins.”
“Not the spavined buffoons of the Wodehousian imagination, but the revenge-crazed thugs of the century following the Restoration.”
“The Wodehousian language is there, I particularly enjoyed a section where Garnet refused to be sneered at by a chicken.”
“There are typically Wodehousian scrapes involving locked houses, tipped boats, and saying the wrong thing at the wrong time.”
“I was trying to turn it into the Wodehousian "What Ho!”
“A prep-school master" writes Dexter, "blessed with the unlikely and rather Wodehousian name of Carrington Craxton, who had embarked on a disastrous chicken-farming venture in Devonshire”
“Psmith, Journalist is an unusual work in the Wodehousian canon, an odd bit of grittiness in American reality tales sandwiched between his early school stories and his later, more familiar Edwardian-age romantic comedies.”
“The scholar also pinpoints other specific individuals who may be the foundations of other classic Wodehousian characters such as Ukridge and Lord Emston.”
“This is detectable in his often unbefitting use of faux-Wodehousian analogy: "The woman at the mercado had dirty blond hair, like margarine full of crumbs.”
“If you love P.G. Wodehouse, you will enjoy Uncle Dynamite, for it is Wodehouse being Wodehousian.”
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