[ ga-baw-ryoh ]

  1. É·mile [ey-meel], /eɪˈmil/, 1835–73, French author of detective stories.

Words Nearby Gaboriau Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Gaboriau in a sentence

  • George Moore once had dubbed the novelist, "Gaboriau with psychological sauce."

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks | James Huneker
  • His anecdotes and comments as to pyromaniacs of different kinds were as entertaining and curious as anything recorded by Gaboriau.

    Memoirs | Charles Godfrey Leland
  • The later and different crime-novel of Gaboriau & Co. will be dealt with in its place.

  • This reply, remarks Gaboriau, reveals the whole secret of the great lyric tragdiennes talent.

  • Criminal and legal subjects were great favourites with the late Emile Gaboriau, who naturalised in France the detective novel.