Definition of Offenbachian in English:

Offenbachian

Pronunciation /ˌɒfənˈbɑːkɪən/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Offenbach or his music; especially (of an opera, etc.) witty, high-spirited, frivolous, satirical.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Porcupine. From the name of Jacques Offenbach, French composer + -ian.