Nabokov

[ nuh-baw-kuh f, nab-uh-kawf, -kof; Russian nuh-baw-kuh f ]
/ nəˈbɔ kəf, ˈnæb əˌkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian nʌˈbɔ kəf /

noun

Vla·di·mir Vla·di·mi·ro·vich [vlad-uh-meer vlad-uh-meer-uh-vich; Russian vluh-dyee-myir vluh-dyee-myi-ruh-vyich] /ˈvlæd əˌmɪər ˌvlæd əˈmɪər ə vɪtʃ; Russian vlʌˈdyi myɪr vlʌˈdyi myɪ rə vyɪtʃ/,1899–1977, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and poet, born in Russia.

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British Dictionary definitions for nabokov

Nabokov
/ (nəˈbɒkɒf, ˈnæbəˌkɒf) /

noun

Vladimir Vladimirovich (vlaˈdimir vlaˈdimirəvitʃ). 1899–1977, US novelist, born in Russia. His works include Lolita (1955), Pnin (1957), Pale Fire (1962), and Ada (1969)

Derived forms of Nabokov

Nabokovian (ˌnæbəˈkəʊvɪən), adjective
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