Rowling

[ roh-ling ]

noun
  1. J(oanne) K(athleen), born 1965, English author.

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How to use Rowling in a sentence

  • The Harry Potter prequel could have explored a whole new corner of the wondrous world Rowling once built.

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  • Still, the initial wave of backlash against Rowling was significant.

    Can more Harry Potter ever be okay? | Aja Romano | February 1, 2021 | Vox
  • Following the rumors of the new series, many fans voiced variants of the same idea — their worry that Rowling would profit from any new Harry Potter series.

    Can more Harry Potter ever be okay? | Aja Romano | February 1, 2021 | Vox
  • People who choose to buy into it, to speculate eagerly over casting and plots and writing and direction, would be sending a message that they care more about the Harry Potter universe than they do about the fans Rowling has hurt.

    Can more Harry Potter ever be okay? | Aja Romano | February 1, 2021 | Vox
  • Rowling’s views received international media attention and backlash, but she wasn’t shamed into silence.

    Can more Harry Potter ever be okay? | Aja Romano | February 1, 2021 | Vox

British Dictionary definitions for Rowling

Rowling

/ (ˈrəʊlɪŋ) /


noun
  1. J (oanne) K (athleen). born 1965, British novelist; author of the bestselling series of children's books featuring the boy wizard Harry Potter, which began with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1995)

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