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Updike

[uhp-dahyk]
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noun
  1. John,1932–2009, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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  • I feel like what Updike calls a "myrmidon of unhesitating amplitude."

    Of All Things

    Robert C. Benchley

  • Updike tried his invariable first maneuver—touching her nervous wrist.

    Babbitt

    Sinclair Lewis


British Dictionary definitions for updike

Updike

noun
  1. John (Hoyer). 1932–2009, US writer. His novels include Rabbit, Run (1960), Couples (1968), The Coup (1979), Brazil (1993), Seek My Face (2003), and Rabbit is Rich (1982) and Rabbit at Rest (1990), both of which won Pulitzer prizes
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