Falstaffian

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Fal·staff·i·an

 (fôl-stăf′ē-ən)
adj.
Characterized by joviality and conviviality.

[After Sir John Falstaff, , a character in Henry IV, Parts I and II, and The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare.]
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Falstaffian

(fɔːlˈstɑːfɪən)
adj
jovial, plump, and dissolute
[C19: after Sir John Falstaff, a character in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts I–II (1597)]
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Adj.1.Falstaffian - of or resembling Falstaff
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