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Quixote

[kee-hoh-tee, kwik-suh t; Spanish kee-haw-te]
noun
  1. Don. Don Quixote.
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Contemporary Examples of quixote

Historical Examples of quixote

  • But as Mr. Gladstone was then, so he has been all his life—the very Quixote of conscience.

    The Grand Old Man

    Richard B. Cook

  • You seem to wonder and ask yourselves who is this modern Quixote.

  • Any gentleman, that is, any spiritual man, has it in him to be a Quixote.

    A Pessimist

    Robert Timsol

  • They will laugh at him; they will say he is a Quixote; they will turn it all into fun, or think it his folly.

    The Curate in Charge

    Margaret Oliphant

  • In 1603 he wrote the first part of the Quixote, and published it in 1605.

    A History of Spain

    Charles E. Chapman


British Dictionary definitions for quixote

Quixote

noun
  1. See Don Quixote
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