Boswell

[ boz-wel, -wuhl ]
/ ˈbɒzˌwɛl, -wəl /

noun

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

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OTHER WORDS FROM Boswell

Bos·well·i·an [boz-wel-ee-uhn], /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 forms of Boswell

Boswellian (bɒzˈwɛlɪən), adjective
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