Definition of Ossianesque in English:

Ossianesque

adjective

  • Imitating or suggesting the heroic or magniloquent style of the poems attributed to Ossian; = "Ossianic". Occasionally as noun: this style or manner.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Examiner. From the name of Ossian + -esque. Compare French ossianesque.

Pronunciation

Ossianesque

/ˌɒsɪəˈnɛsk/