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]

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  • Byronic — By ron ic, a. Pertaining to, or in the style of, Lord Byron. [1913 Webster] With despair and Byronic misanthropy. Thackeray [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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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