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1Shakespearean

adjective Shake·spear·ean \shāk-ˈspir-ē-ən\

: of or relating to William Shakespeare or his writings

Full Definition of SHAKESPEAREAN

1
:  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of Shakespeare or his writings
2
:  evocative of a theme, setting, or event from a work of Shakespeare <Shakespearean pageantry>

Variants of SHAKESPEAREAN

Shake·spear·ean or Shake·spear·ian also Shak·sper·ean or Shak·sper·ian \shāk-ˈspir-ē-ən\

First Known Use of SHAKESPEAREAN

1755

2Shakespearean

noun

Definition of SHAKESPEAREAN

:  an authority on or devotee of Shakespeare

Variants of SHAKESPEAREAN

Shakespearean or Shakespearian also Shaksperean or Shaksperian

First Known Use of SHAKESPEAREAN

1837

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