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John•son•ese



Pronunciation: ( jon"su-nēz', -nēs'), [key]
n.
a literary style characterized by rhetorically balanced, often pompous phraseology and an excessively Latinate vocabulary: so called from the style of writing practiced by Samuel Johnson.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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