Definition of Austenesque
: austenian Left fatherless in adolescence, she was married off by an Austenesque mother to a man who spent on women what he did not lose in gambling … — Stuart Curran, Romantic Writings, 1996 … Austenesque powers of social observation … — Margalit Fox, New York Times Book Review, 10 Jan. 1999
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Origin and Etymology of austenesque
Jane Austen + 1-esque
First Known Use: 1903
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