Meaning of Dickinsonian in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdɪkɪnˈsəʊnɪən/

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  • Of, relating to, or reminiscent of Emily Dickinson or her work.

    Dickinson's poetry is particularly noted for her distinctive use of concise, compact language, elliptical syntax, and unconventional punctuation, and her exploration of themes such as mortality and spirituality.


  • An admirer or student of Emily Dickinson or her work.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Nation. From the name of Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, U.S. poet + -ian.