Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[gad-zoo-kuh-ree] /gædˈzu kə ri/

noun, British.
the use or overuse of period-specific or archaic expressions, as in a historical novel:
Without any gadzookery and its excessive use of “forsooth,” “prithee,” etc., her first historical novel conveys a superb sense of the period.


Read Also:

  • Gae

    /ɡe/ verb gaes, gaun, gaed, gane 1. a Scot word for go1

  • Gaea

    [jee-uh] /ˈdʒi ə/ noun 1. the ancient Greek goddess of the earth, mother of the Titans. /ˈdʒiːə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a variant of Gaia see Gaia. Gaea [(jee-uh)] also Gaia (GAY-uh) The Greek goddess of the Earth and primal mother figure, who gave birth to the sky, the mountains, and the sea. She was […]

  • G.

    1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . 5. . 6. going back to. 7. . 8. grain; grains. 9. gram; grams. 10. Football. . 11. British. . 12. . 1. . 2. gourde; gourdes. 3. (specific) gravity. 4. .

  • F.Z.S.

    1. Fellow of the Zoological Society, London.

Disclaimer: Gadzookery definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.