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Thurber

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noun
  1. James (Gro·ver) [groh-ver] /ˈgroʊ vər/, 1894–1961, U.S. writer, caricaturist, and illustrator.
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  • My next meeting with the men who looked so kindly after the "cohabs" was at Thurber.

  • Thurber has a drug department, and advertises them at 'a grocer's profit.'

    A Man of Samples

    Wm. H. Maher

  • But Thurber was fully cognizant of the necessity for quick action.

    On Secret Service

    William Nelson Taft

  • But when they had gone over the papers found in the black bag, even Thurber had to admit that he was checkmated.

    On Secret Service

    William Nelson Taft

  • "Add twenty-six—the total number of letters in the alphabet—to the letter figure for the letter itself," said Thurber.

    On Secret Service

    William Nelson Taft


British Dictionary definitions for thurber

Thurber

noun
  1. James (Grover). 1894–1961, US humorist and illustrator. He contributed drawings and stories to the New Yorker and his books include Is Sex Necessary? (1929), written with E. B. White
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