macaronism

macaronism, maccaronism

a tendency to foppishness. — macaroni, maccaroni, n.
See also: Behavior
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Naiman's verses are formally sophisticated: depending on the content, rhyme and meter are impeccably accurate, as in the cycle "Diune Rhythms," or pointedly ragged, as in the poem "Wait, I Stand in Line Here." Naiman's language is the colloquial idiom of the Russian intellectual, often laced with slang and macaronisms. It is rich and colorful, but rarely foregrounded.