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Relating to or in the style of Tennyson.
- ‘Nowadays we see it as a piece of pleasing folklore, full of Tennysonian resonance.’
- ‘This is not some idealised Tennysonian image of female purity.’
- ‘They eschewed the old Tennysonian order and its sustained Edwardian echoes.’
An admirer or student of Tennyson or his work.
- ‘Like many Tennysonians, he does not seem to have been a ready convert to his great contemporary.’
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