Meaning of Crichtonian in English:

Crichtonian

Pronunciation /krʌɪˈtəʊnɪən/

See synonyms for Crichtonian

adjective

derogatory
  • Resembling or characteristic of the admirable Crichton; excelling in all kinds of studies and pursuits; exceptionally or impossibly gifted.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The British Critic, quarterly theological review, and ecclesiastical record. From the name of James Crichton + -ian.