Gongorism meaning

gŏnggə-rĭzəm
A florid, ornate literary style, often employing elaborate puns and conceits.
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A highly mannered Spanish literary style characterized by affected diction and strained figures of speech.
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A florid literary style with many puns etc.
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Origin of gongorism

  • After Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561–1627), Spanish poet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet.

    From Wiktionary