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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Shakespearean of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works "Shakespearean plays"
    • n Shakespearean a Shakespearean scholar
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: All the moons of the Solar System are named after Greek and Roman mythology, except the moons of Uranus, which are named after Shakespearean characters.
    • a Shakespearean Of, pertaining to, or in the style of, Shakespeare or his works.
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In literature:

All Shakespearean biographers now agree in dating his hegira from Stratford not later than the year 1587.
"Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592" by Arthur Acheson
The programme was soon ready and contained the following, which was purely Shakespearean.
"A Soldier's Life" by Edwin G. Rundle
They were princes and were like Shakespearean young men of the brilliant water-fly type, such as Osric.
"Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions" by Henry Festing Jones
The prize for the best Shakespearean essay has been unanimously awarded to Miss Roberta Abbott.
"Beatrice Leigh at College" by Julia Augusta Schwartz
Actor and founder of Shakespearean Theatre in Barcelona.
"Terribly Intimate Portraits" by Noël Coward
But this again had been done "dispersedly," as the Shakespearean stage-direction has it.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1" by George Saintsbury
The Shakespearean forgeries, however, of W. H. Ireland were perpetrated rather with a literary intent than as an autographic venture.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Forrest's greatest Shakespearean parts were Lear, Othello, and Coriolanus.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
On the walls hang the pictures of a number of actors and actresses who have played Shakespearean parts.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
The other kinds of novels started in Shakespearean times continued to be cultivated, but were not improved.
"The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare" by J. J. Jusserand
In 1852 he appeared in Germany in Shakespearean characters.
"The Upward Path" by Various
It was the last week in October that the Franklin Shakespearean Company came to Kingfield.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
Our property man in Metz, with the historic Shakespearean name of Mondenschein, (Moonshine) was an ardent lover of drapery.
"Confessions of an Opera Singer" by Kathleen Howard
If he ceased to sing he would still be one of the greatest of Shakespearean actors.
"Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday" by Henry C. Lahee
Is there a Shakespearean affectation?
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
Except when we play Shakespearean drama, we all speak with an accent, American say, or British.
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
We find no touch of Shakespearean passion in these gentle pictures.
"Romain Rolland" by Stefan Zweig
However, there could be no question of such exaggeration in the case of a Shakespearean heroine.
"Garrick's Pupil" by Auguston Filon
You go to the theatre with the simple-minded Shakespearean idea that the play's the thing.
"Atlantic Classics, Second Series" by Henry C. Merwin
We have a young gentleman aboard whom I consider an excellent Shakespearean reader.
"The White Rose of Memphis" by William C. Falkner

In poetry:

Or should pursuers press him hot,
One scarcely needs to mention
His quick and cruel barbs, that got
Shakespearean attention;
"Parable For A Certain Virgin" by Dorothy Parker

In news:

Petite former Shakespearean actress Yvonne.
Verdi's Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with two exciting casts.
Mel Stuart talk about his motivations, intentions, and experiences making The Hobart Shakespeareans.
The Shakespearean tragedy will be in Coral Gables from February 20th through March 2 nd.
CLEVELAND (AP) — "The Price Is Right" host Drew Carey is ready to showcase his Shakespearean side in a concert appearance with the Cleveland Orchestra.
Shakespearean Comedy Directed by: Peter Hall Starring: David Warner, Diana Rigg, Helen Mirren, Derek Godfrey, Ian Richardson, Judi Dench, Ian Holm.
For New Moon 's Bella Swan ( Kristen Stewart ) and Edward Cullen ( Robert Pattinson ), separation is akin to death, with Shakespearean melodrama and consequences.
W illiam Shakespeare is to summer what Charles Dickens is to winter, and here in the North Bay, we are especially attached to our summer expressions of Shakespearean fidelity.
There is something vaguely Shakespearean about the constantly unfolding drama embracing California's state parks.
A Shakespearean opera dazzles in Broward, 311 and friends cruise the Caribbean and a famed marine artist engages in piracy in Delray.
Shakespearean Historical Drama Directed by: Richard Loncraine Starring: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, Robert Downey Jr, Nigel Hawthorne.
Tale of Shakespearean king's path to power shines with APT's strong acting, staging.
Shakespearean comedy of errors at Atherton.
Is a Big Mac served with a side of Shakespearean noir.
For 'Anonymous' Scribe, A Shakespearean Speculation.

In science:

As last use case SHAWN may serve as online learning experience to help teachers and pupils alike in structuring and/or understanding complex pieces of information. In a literature class e.g. the teacher might ask the students to model the relationships between the characters in a Shakespearean play.
Usability Meets Instant Gratification on the Semantic Web