adjective see Mencken

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • menckenian — I. (ˈ)meŋ|kēnēən, en| adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: H. L. Mencken + English ian : of, relating to, resembling, or suggestive of the journalist Mencken or his writings : critical of philistinism and shams and generally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Menckenian — See Mencken, Henry Louis. * * * …   Universalium

  • Menckenian — adjective Of or pertaining to (1880–1956), influential American writer and critic …   Wiktionary

  • menckenian — menc·ke·ni·an …   English syllables

  • Mencken — Menckenian /meng kee nee euhn/, adj., n. /meng keuhn/, n. H(enry) L(ouis), 1880 1956, U.S. writer, editor, and critic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mencken — biographical name H(enry) L(ouis) 1880 1956 American editor • Menckenian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Menck|e|ni|an — «mehng KEE nee uhn», adjective, noun. –adj. of, having to do with, or characteristic of the American author, journalist, and critic H. L. Mencken (1880 1956) or his writings; sharply critical of existing institutions; iconoclastic: »Menckenian… …   Useful english dictionary

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