Gongorism

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From Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet, +‎ -ism.

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Gongorism (countable and uncountable, plural Gongorisms)

  1. A florid literary style with many puns etc.
    • J. A. Symonds
      The Renaissance riots itself away in Marinism, Gongorism, Euphuism, and the affectations of the Hôtel Rambouillet.

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