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[kuhm-ingz] /ˈkʌm ɪŋz/
Edward Estlin
[est-lin] /ˈɛst lɪn/ (Show IPA),
(e e cummings) 1894–1962, U.S. poet. Unabridged
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  • I appealed to Cummings, but he said he was bound to agree with the others and my dream was especially nonsensical.

    The Diary of a Nobody George Grossmith
  • "You may find that we are too near the heart of the town," Cummings replied with a grimace.

  • Cummings told Jim that he could not work in Los Angeles or stay here unless he 'came through.'

    Spring Street James H. Richardson
  • "It is strange he is so imprudent," Cummings muttered half to himself.

  • "Don't spend any time on such a fool," Cummings cried fiercely.

British Dictionary definitions for Cummings


Edward Estlin (ˈɛstlɪn), (preferred typographical representation of name e. e. cummings). 1894–1962, US poet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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