Definition of Lawrencian
: of, relating to, or befitting the writings of D. H. Lawrence has an affair with a Lawrencian foreman who has been dismissed from his employment — Times Literary Supplement
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Origin and Etymology of lawrencian
lawrencian from D. H. Lawrence †1930 English novelist + English -ian; lawrentian alteration (influenced by laurentian) of lawrencian
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