Maeterlinck [ mey-ter-lingk; French m a-te r- la; n Flemish mah-te r-lingk ] SHOW IPA / ˈmeɪ tərˌlɪŋk; French ma tɛrˈlɛ̃; Flemish ˈmɑ tɛrˌlɪŋk / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Comte Mau·rice 1862–1947, [ French moh- ], rees / French moʊˈris/, Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist: Nobel prize 1911.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Maeterlinck Mae·ter·linck·i·an, adjective Words nearby Maeterlinck M.Aero.E.
maestro di cappella
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How to use Maeterlinck in a sentence
The words spoken by the characters of
Maeterlinck are often so vague as to be practically meaningless.
And those of us who are of a compound between hard and soft enjoy visiting the
Maeterlinck coast as we might a resort.
But it poisoned poor
Maeterlinck more—I may say, most of all—for he had taken his own medicine honorably as fast as he mixed it.
I dont believe theyd come to a
Maeterlinck show, either, Marie, so said Mrs. Bryan. British Dictionary definitions for Maeterlinck Maeterlinck / ( ˈmeɪtəˌlɪŋk, French mɛtɛrlɛ̃k) / noun Comte Maurice (mɔris). 1862–1949, Belgian poet and dramatist, noted particularly for his symbolist plays, such as Pelléas et Mélisande (1892), which served as the basis for an opera by Debussy, and L'Oiseau bleu (1909). Nobel prize for literature 1911
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