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Thackeray

[thak-uh-ree] /ˈθæk ə ri/
noun
1.
William Makepeace
[meyk-pees] /ˈmeɪkˌpis/ (Show IPA),
1811–63, English novelist, born in India.
Related forms
Thackerayan, adjective, noun
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  • This observation was a valuable hint, on the part of Thackeray, as to whom he considered his master in art.

    Yesterdays with Authors James T. Fields
  • So sang Thackeray, but with a very different experience to mine.

    The Martian George Du Maurier
  • Thackeray gives a different account of this interview and of that with Charles Yorke, we know not whence derived.

    Lord Chatham Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
  • Thackeray said to Kennedy, “I wish you would write one for me.”

  • But we doubt whether half a page of deliberately picturesque description can be found in any of Thackeray's first-class works.

    Studies in Literature and History Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
British Dictionary definitions for Thackeray

Thackeray

/ˈθækərɪ/
noun
1.
William Makepeace. 1811–63, English novelist, born in India. His novels, originally serialized, include Vanity Fair (1848), Pendennis (1850), Henry Esmond (1852), and The Newcomes (1855)
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