Boswell

[ boz-wel, -wuh l ]
/ ˈbɒzˌwɛl, -wəl /
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noun

James,1740–95, Scottish author: biographer of Samuel Johnson.
any devoted biographer of a specific person.

Related formsBos·well·i·an [boz-wel-ee-uh n] /bɒzˈwɛl i ən/, adjective

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Boswell

/ (ˈbɒzwəl) /

noun

James . 1740–95, Scottish author and lawyer, noted particularly for his Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)
Derived FormsBoswellian (bɒzˈwɛlɪən), adjective

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