plural -s
: the peculiarly vigorous racy flamboyant and often caustic style characteristic of the journalist Mencken or a style patterned on or resembling that of Mencken
difficult to read through a daily paper without finding a feature writer who employs MenckeneseGeorge Mayberry

Word History


H. L. Mencken †1956 American journalist and satirist + English -ese

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“Menckenese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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