Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to the Greek poet Anacreon and his manners; jovial, festive.
  • n. short lyrical piece that is about love and wine.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ἀνακρέων (Anakreōn), Anacreon a Greek poet. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • JM wonders how, as a teetotaller, he can ever have an anacreontic lost weekend.

    May 26, 2010