Definition of Mendelssohnian in US English:

Mendelssohnian

adjective

  • Of, relating to, characteristic of, or reminiscent of Mendelssohn or his music.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From the name of Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, German composer of the early Romantic period + -ian.

Pronunciation

Mendelssohnian

/mɛndlˈsəʊnɪən/