noun Menc·ken·ese \¦meŋkə¦nēz, -enk-, -ēs\

Definition of Menckenese



  1. :  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 Menckenese — George Mayberry

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Origin and Etymology of menckenese

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

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a trip made at another's expense

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