adjective Gran·di·so·ni·an \¦grandə¦sōnēən\

Definition of Grandisonian

  1. :  of, relating to, or befitting a model gentleman of the 18th century

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Origin and Etymology of grandisonian

Sir Charles Grandison, a model gentleman portrayed in the novel of the same name (1753) by Samuel Richardson †1761 English novelist + English -ian

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