(also Miltonian)
adjective relating to the English poet John Milton (1608–74).
noun an admirer or follower of Milton.

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  • Miltonic — Mil*ton ic, prop. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, Milton, or his writings; as, Miltonic prose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Miltonic — [mil′tō′nē ənmil tän′ik] adj. 1. of or relating to John Milton or his writings 2. like Milton s style, esp. in being solemn, elevated, majestic, etc.: Also Miltonian [mil′tō′nē ən] …   English World dictionary

  • miltonic —  ̷ ̷ˈtänik adjective Usage: usually capitalized 1. : characteristic of or relating to John Milton or his work a reading of those critics who have … ventured a comment on the Miltonic simile reveals a complete and far reaching difference of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miltonic — adjective see Milton I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Miltonic — /mil ton ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the poet Milton or his writings. 2. resembling Milton s majestic style. Also, Miltonian /mil toh nee euhn/. [1700 10; MILTON + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Miltonic — adjective a) Of or relating to the literary works of b) Of a style comparable to that of Miltons writing …   Wiktionary

  • Miltonic — adj. of or pertaining to John Milton; similar to the writing style of John Milton …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miltonic — mil·ton·ic …   English syllables

  • Miltonic — /mɪlˈtɒnɪk/ (say mil tonik) adjective of or relating to the English poet Milton, or resembling his majestic style. Also, Miltonian /mɪlˈtoʊniən/ (say mil tohneeuhn) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Miltonic sonnet — see under ↑sonnet • • • Main Entry: ↑Miltonic Miltonic sonnet A sonnet with the rhyme scheme abbaabba cdecde • • • Main Entry: ↑sonnet …   Useful english dictionary

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