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[puh-neer-oh, -nair-oh] /pəˈnɪər oʊ, -ˈnɛər oʊ/
Sir Arthur Wing, 1855–1934, English playwright and actor. Unabridged
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  • They said they wanted a happy end, and Pinero had the good sense to give it to them.

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
  • Had he lived I feel certain that he would have become the Pinero of the American stage.

    Nat Goodwin's Book Nat C. Goodwin
  • Are there no other themes in every-day life which Mr. Pinero might take?

  • We were keen on Ibsen and smiled pityingly at the mention of Pinero.

    I Walked in Arden Jack Crawford
  • Although he was so much younger then, Mr. Pinero looked much as he does now.

    The Story of My Life Ellen Terry
  • Mr. Pinero has no sense of style, of the beauty or expressiveness of words.

    Plays, Acting and Music Arthur Symons
  • Suppose you had to write about a play by Pinero and one by Jones!

    Fanny's First Play George Bernard Shaw
  • Then how could you write about them until you knew which was Pinero and which was Jones?

    Fanny's First Play George Bernard Shaw
  • Why, I was just saying that it must have been written by Pinero.

    Fanny's First Play George Bernard Shaw
  • The immediate reply is that The Amazons, by Mr. Pinero, is a specimen of the genus.

British Dictionary definitions for Pinero


Sir Arthur Wing. 1855–1934, English dramatist. His works include the farce Dandy Dick (1887) and the problem play The Second Mrs Tanqueray (1893)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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