Meaning of Poe-like in English:

Poe-like

Pronunciation /ˈpəʊlʌɪk/

adjective

  • Reminiscent of Edgar Allan Poe or his work; = Poe-esque .

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Duff Traill (1842–1900), satirist and journalist. From the name of Edgar Allan Poe, U.S. short-story writer, poet, and critic + -like.