[puh-neer-oh, -nair-oh]


Sir Arthur Wing,1855–1934, English playwright and actor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pinero

Historical Examples of pinero

  • They said they wanted a happy end, and Pinero had the good sense to give it to them.

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

  • Had he lived I feel certain that he would have become the Pinero of the American stage.

    Nat Goodwin's Book

    Nat C. Goodwin

  • Are there no other themes in every-day life which Mr. Pinero might take?

  • We were keen on Ibsen and smiled pityingly at the mention of Pinero.

    I Walked in Arden

    Jack Crawford

  • Although he was so much younger then, Mr. Pinero looked much as he does now.

British Dictionary definitions for pinero



Sir Arthur Wing. 1855–1934, English dramatist. His works include the farce Dandy Dick (1887) and the problem play The Second Mrs Tanqueray (1893)
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