Byronic By"ron`ic, a. Pertaining to, or in the style of, Lord Byron. [1913 Webster]

With despair and Byronic misanthropy. --Thackeray [1913 Webster]

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  • Byronic — 1823, pertaining to or resembling British poet George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron (1788 1824) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Byronic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) characteristic of Lord Byron (1788 1824) or his poetry. 2) (of a man) alluringly dark, mysterious, and moody …   English terms dictionary

  • Byronic — [bī rän′ik] adj. of, like, or characteristic of Byron or his writings; romantic, passionate, cynical, ironic, etc. Byronically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Byronic — adjective see Byron …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Byronic — Byronically, adv. Byronism /buy reuh niz euhm/, n. /buy ron ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Lord Byron. 2. possessing the characteristics of Byron or his poetry, esp. romanticism, melancholy, and melodramatic energy. [1815 25; BYRON + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Byronic — adjective Of or pertaining to British Romantic poet (1788 1824) or his writings …   Wiktionary

  • byronic — adj. sorrowful and ironic, in the style of the poet Byron …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Byronic — [bʌɪ rɒnɪk] adjective characteristic of Lord Byron (1788–1824) or his poetry. ↘(of a man) alluringly dark, mysterious, and moody …   English new terms dictionary

  • byronic — by·ron·ic …   English syllables

  • Byronic — By•ron•ic [[t]baɪˈrɒn ɪk[/t]] adj. lit. of or like Lord Byron or his work, as in displaying romanticism • Etymology: 1815–25 By•ron′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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