Definition of Nabokovian in English:

Nabokovian

adjective

  • Of or relating to Vladimir Nabokov; resembling or characteristic of his writing, especially its ironic, witty, or erudite style.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in The Observer. From the name of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian-born U.S. novelist + -ian.

Pronunciation

Nabokovian

/ˌnabəˈkəʊvɪən/