Erewhonian

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See also: Yerevanian

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Erewhon +‎ -ian: the country's name is an approximate reversal of nowhere.

Adjective[edit]

Erewhonian (comparative more Erewhonian, superlative most Erewhonian)

  1. Of or pertaining to the fictional land of Erewhon.
    • 1974, Guy Davenport, Tatlin!:
      The traveller was in Erewhonian clothes to keep him inconspicuous, a conical felt hat with owl feather, yellow tabard, tasselled perizoma, belled sandals, and umbrella.

Noun[edit]

Erewhonian (plural Erewhonians)

  1. An inhabitant of the fictional land of Erewhon.