(comparative more Gogolian, superlative most Gogolian)
After Russian-Empire writer Nikolai Gogol (1809–52).
From Gogol + -ian, from Russian Гоголь (Gógol’) and Ukrainian Гоголь (Hóhol’) < Ukrainian гоголь (hóhól’, “common goldeneye, Bucephala clangula”), from Old East Slavic гоголь (gogol’) < Proto-Slavic *gogolĭ.
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