Marlovian

adjective
Mar·​lo·​vi·​an | \ (ˈ)mär¦lōvēən \

Definition of Marlovian

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Christopher Marlowe a Marlovian fondness for exotic names— Louis MacNeice
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the plays or poems of Marlowe plays of the Marlovian genre— Alan Downer

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History and Etymology for Marlovian

Christopher Marlowe †1593 English dramatist + English -ian

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“Marlovian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marlovian. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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