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  1. Johnsonese: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. Johnsonese, johnsonese: Wordnik [home, info]
  3. Johnsonese: Wiktionary [home, info]
  4. Johnsonese: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  5. Johnsonese: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Johnsonese, johnsonese: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  7. Johnsonese: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  8. johnsonese: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  9. Johnsonese: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  10. johnsonese: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  11. Johnsonese: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Quick definitions from Wiktionary (Johnsonese)

noun:  The literary style of Dr. Samuel Johnson; an inflated, stilted, or pompous style, affecting classical words.

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