Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Isherwood

[ish-er-woo d]
noun
  1. Christopher (William Brad·shaw) [brad-shaw] /ˈbræd ʃɔ/, 1904–86, English poet, novelist, and playwright; in the U.S. since 1938.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for isherwood

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • The advisor, not much older than Isherwood, shrugged, defeated.

    Desire No More

    Algirdas Jonas Budrys

  • The corners of Isherwood's mouth twitched, and he said "Yes" for the recorder's benefit.

    Desire No More

    Algirdas Jonas Budrys

  • His lean arm shot out, and his index finger was aimed between Isherwood's eyes.

    Desire No More

    Algirdas Jonas Budrys

  • But the new steel vessel, especially if built on the excellent Isherwood principle, looks entirely different.

    All Afloat

    William Wood

  • Isherwood experimented with petroleum under the boilers of United States steamers.


British Dictionary definitions for isherwood

Isherwood

noun
  1. Christopher, full name Christopher William Bradshaw-Isherwood. 1904–86, US novelist and dramatist, born in England. His works include the novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939) and three verse plays written in collaboration with W.H. Auden
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012