[ bench-lee ]

  1. Robert (Charles), 1889–1945, U.S. humorist, drama critic, and actor.

Words Nearby Benchley Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Benchley in a sentence

  • Uncivil Liberties By Calvin Trillin I spent my college years deep into the great humorists: Benchley, Perelman, Woody Allen.

  • So I reckon well have to put our hands in our pockets and pay your bill, Mr. Benchley.

  • He called into consultation the learned Benchley and the astute Sanders and the soft and sly Lockyer junior.

    The Grain Of Dust | David Graham Phillips
  • When they get Benchley hot on the trail, they're going to cash in and start for the pen in short order.

    Endurance Test | Alan Douglas
  • I was just going to get some of the neighbors, and make the search myself when you hove in sight, Mr. Benchley.

    Endurance Test | Alan Douglas