Grandisonian

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Grandisonian gran-di-sō′ni-an like the novelist Richardson's hero, Sir Charles Grandison, polite and chivalrous to an extreme and tedious degree.
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Usage

In literature:

The Grandisonian manners are not to be taken as a picture of contemporary fashion.
"A History of English Prose Fiction" by Bayard Tuckerman
I am not familiar with Grandisonian tactics.
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
There they salute each other in a rather Grandisonian fashion, and then separate.
"Mrs. Geoffrey" by Duchess
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