Byronic [bī rän′ik]
of, like, or characteristic of Byron or his writings; romantic, passionate, cynical, ironic, etc.

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  • Byronic — By ron ic, a. Pertaining to, or in the style of, Lord Byron. [1913 Webster] With despair and Byronic misanthropy. Thackeray [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Byronic — 1823, pertaining to or resembling British poet George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron (1788 1824) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Byronic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) characteristic of Lord Byron (1788 1824) or his poetry. 2) (of a man) alluringly dark, mysterious, and moody …   English terms dictionary

  • Byronic Hero — Der Byronic Hero (deutsche Übersetzung oft: Byron scher Held) ist ein literarischer Archetyp, der auf den Protagonisten der Werke des britischen Dichters Lord Byron (1788–1824) basiert. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Charakteristik 2 Synonym 3 Der Byronic… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Byronic hero — The Byronic hero is an idealised but flawed character exemplified in the life and writings of English Romantic poet Lord Byron. It was characterised by Lady Caroline Lamb, later a lover of Byron s, as being mad, bad, and dangerous to know .[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • Byronic — adjective see Byron …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Byronic — Byronically, adv. Byronism /buy reuh niz euhm/, n. /buy ron ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Lord Byron. 2. possessing the characteristics of Byron or his poetry, esp. romanticism, melancholy, and melodramatic energy. [1815 25; BYRON + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Byronic — adjective Of or pertaining to British Romantic poet (1788 1824) or his writings …   Wiktionary

  • byronic — adj. sorrowful and ironic, in the style of the poet Byron …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Byronic — [bʌɪ rɒnɪk] adjective characteristic of Lord Byron (1788–1824) or his poetry. ↘(of a man) alluringly dark, mysterious, and moody …   English new terms dictionary

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