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  • adj. Of or pertaining to euphuism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to the euphuists, or euphuism; affectedly refined.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by euphuism; of or pertaining to the euphuists: as, euphuistic pronunciation.

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  • "... We smile at these,

    Thinking them matter for a child's euphuistic
    Tale of what goes on in the morning,
    After everyone but the cat has left ..."

    John Ashbery, "Becalmed on Strange Waters"

    May 14, 2008