List of eponymous adjectives in English

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An eponymous adjective is an adjective which has been derived from the name of a person, real or fictional. Persons from whose name the adjectives have been derived are called eponyms.[1]

Following is a list of eponymous adjectives in English.

A–C[edit]

D–F[edit]

G–J[edit]

K–M[edit]

N–Q[edit]

R–U[edit]

V–Z[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lobeck, Anne; Denham, Kristin (2014). "Adjective Morphology". Navigating English Grammar: A Guide to Analyzing Real Language. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 151. ISBN 978-1-118-34030-1. 
  2. ^ Plotnik, Arthur (2011). "Appendix 3: An Alphabet of Eponymous Acclaim". Better Than Great: A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives (1st ed.). Berkeley, Calif.: Viva Editions. pp. 209–215. ISBN 978-1-57344-660-0.