Definition of Macaulayesque in English:

Macaulayesque

adjective

  • Characteristic of or resembling Lord Macaulay, his historical method, or (especially) his literary style.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861), poet. From the name of Thomas Babington, first Baron Macaulay + -esque.

Pronunciation

Macaulayesque

/məkɔːlɪˈɛsk/