Bun·​yan·​esque | \ ˌbən-yə-ˈnesk How to pronounce Bunyanesque (audio) \

Definition of Bunyanesque

1 [ John Bunyan ] : of, relating to, or suggestive of the allegorical writings of John Bunyan

2 [ Paul Bunyan, legendary giant lumberjack of U.S. & Canada ]

a : of, relating to, or suggestive of the tales of Paul Bunyan
b : of fantastically large size if all of a year's consumption were brewed in a Bunyanesque retort and decanted into the Niagara riverTime

First Known Use of Bunyanesque

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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