Definition of Baudelairean in English:

Baudelairean

(also Baudelairian)

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the French poet and critic Charles Baudelaire or his works.

    ‘he delivers his dialogue with Baudelairean flair’
    • ‘Their formal innovations and aestheticism further pushed the Baudelairean boundaries of poetic language.’
    • ‘It is a painting that is not a retrospective on Manet's own Baudelairean years.’
    • ‘He delivers his pompous dialogue with Baudelairean flair.’

noun

  • An admirer, imitator, or student of the French poet and critic Charles Baudelaire.

    ‘the nineteenth-century Baudelaireans’
    • ‘I'm deeply grateful to all those Baudelaireans whose studies have helped me in my thinking.’
    • ‘Of her real history, the most enthusiastic Baudelaireans know little.’
    • ‘So far as I have been able to determine, nothing more is known of this precocious Baudelairean.’

Pronunciation

Baudelairean

/ˌbəʊd(ə)ˈlɛːrɪən/