Definition of stylometric in US English:



  • See stylometry

    • ‘The Federalist Papers has long been a favorite testing ground for researchers trying out new stylometric methods.’
    • ‘This is the idea underpinning a controversial stylometric technique whose findings brought stylometry out of academia and into the newspapers.’
    • ‘He then subjected his hunches to rigorous stylometric testing, checking their diction against the 20,783 words known to have been written by James between 1858 and 1871.’
    • ‘Test data sets were created from Project Gutenberg texts and a variety of stylometric features were counted.’
    • ‘Most stylometric studies employ items of language and most of these items are lexically based.’