Huxleyan
adjective see Huxley I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • huxleyan — hux·ley·an …   English syllables

  • Huxleyan — adjective of or relating to Thomas Huxley • Syn: ↑Huxleian • Pertains to noun: ↑Huxley (for: ↑Huxleian), ↑Huxley • Derivationally related forms: ↑Huxley …   Useful english dictionary

  • Huxleian — adjective of or relating to Thomas Huxley • Syn: ↑Huxleyan • Pertains to noun: ↑Huxley, ↑Huxley (for: ↑Huxleyan) • Derivationally related forms: ↑Huxley, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hux|lei|an — Hux|ley|an or Hux|lei|an «HUHKS lee uhn», adjective. 1. of or characteristic of the English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, 1825 1895, or his works: »Huxleyan evolutionism. 2. of or characteristic of the English novelist Aldous Huxley, 1894 1963,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hux|ley|an — or Hux|lei|an «HUHKS lee uhn», adjective. 1. of or characteristic of the English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, 1825 1895, or his works: »Huxleyan evolutionism. 2. of or characteristic of the English novelist Aldous Huxley, 1894 1963, or his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Huxley — I. biographical name Aldous Leonard 1894 1963 brother of J.S. English novelist & critic • Huxleian or Huxleyan adjective II. biographical name Sir Julian Sorell 1887 1975 grandson of T.H. English biologist III. biographical name T(homas) H(enry)… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Huxleian — /huks lee euhn, huks lee euhn/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic or suggestive of Aldous Huxley or his writings. 2. of or pertaining to Thomas Henry Huxley, his biological work, or his writings. Also, Huxleyan. [1885 90; HUXLEY + AN]… …   Universalium

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  • Huxley — noun 1. English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894 1963) • Syn: ↑Aldous Huxley, ↑Aldous Leonard Huxley • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author 2. English… …   Useful english dictionary

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