Mencken

[ meng-kuh n ]
/ ˈmɛŋ kən /

noun

H(enry) L(ouis),1880–1956, U.S. writer, editor, and critic.

Related forms

Menc·ke·ni·an [meng-kee-nee-uh n] /mɛŋˈki ni ən/, adjective, noun
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Mencken

/ (ˈmɛŋkən) /

noun

H (enry) L (ouis). 1880–1956, US journalist and literary critic, noted for The American Language (1919): editor of the Smart Set and the American Mercury, which he founded (1924)

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