from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to euphuism


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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