Definition of Auctorial

1. Adjective. Of or by or typical of an author. "Auctorial flights of imagination"

Exact synonyms: Authorial
Derivative terms: Author, Author, Author
Partainyms: Author, Author

Definition of Auctorial

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an author (especially a specified author) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Auctorial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auctorial

auction pitch
auction sale
auctionability
auctionable
auctionary
auctioned
auctioneer
auctioneered
auctioneering
auctioneers
auctiongoer
auctiongoers
auctioning
auctionlike
auctions
auctorial (current term)
auctorial descriptive
auctorial descriptives
auctorum
auctorum non
aucuba
aucubas
aud.
audacious
audaciously
audaciousness
audaciousnesses
audacities
audacity
audad

Literary usage of Auctorial

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1. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1842)
"We say auctorial, because of Mr. Lever, personally we know no more than of any other gentleman Wedge or Screw or Pulley ..."

2. The Bookman (1895)
"... the name of the auctorial Bushman, had no associations whatsoever ; but the book was evidently broken up into corn- passable portions, and therefore, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"... plain tale of honourable and generous dealing in literary wares—will only go a certain length in vindicating the " trade" in the auctorial imagination. ..."

4. Southern Literary Messenger (1858)
"We have to fear, however, that even if Mr. Buckle should live long enough to realize all his auctorial expectations, he will hardly be fortunate enough to ..."

5. Our Short Story Writers by Blanche Colton Williams (1920)
"He cites Gautier's words to the point that "everything passes but art," and he enumerates clarity, beauty and symmetry among the auctorial virtues that ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1866)
"Last of all, auctorial pride in the young man's width of shoulder, blended with soft recollections of the time he dandled him, “Why, Cradock! ..."

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