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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Johannes Gutenberg (c. 1398–1468), inventor of the European technology of printing with movable type.

Etymologies

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Gutenberg +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Then again, you might dare an act of Gutenbergian anachronism, and buy a copy of the paperback — vetted, edited, proofed, indexed.

    Gutenberg Is Dead; Long Live Gutenberg - Paper Cuts Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Television, a flickering gray toy at the beginning of the decade, grew to dominate the average man's day and to alter his attention span, yet the '50s adults had grown up in a Gutenbergian universe, and literature was exalted as it would not be again.

    The '50S

  • Nicholson Baker, the lofty author of The Mezzanine, called it "an alpenhorn blast of post-Gutenbergian revalorisation".

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • He's great, but he's got me convinced I'm a hopeless Gutenbergian.

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