Tchekhov

[ chek-awf, -of; Russian chye-khuh f ]
/ ˈtʃɛk ɔf, -ɒf; Russian ˈtʃyɛ xəf /
|

noun

An·ton Pa·vlo·vich [an-ton pav-loh-vich; Russian uhn-tawn puh-vlaw-vyich] /ˈæn tɒn pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ; Russian ʌnˈtɔn pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/. Chekhov, Anton.

Definition for tchekhov (2 of 2)

Chekhov

or Tche·khov

[ chek-awf, -of; Russian chye-khuh f ]
/ ˈtʃɛk ɔf, -ɒf; Russian ˈtʃyɛ xəf /

noun

An·ton Pa·vlo·vich [an-ton pav-loh-vich; Russian uhn-tawn puh-vlaw-vyich] /ˈæn tɒn pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ; Russian ʌnˈtɔn pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/, 1860–1904, Russian short-story writer and dramatist.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for tchekhov

  • These interpreters give a new life to the works of the masters, Æschylus, Congreve, Tchekhov.

    The Merry-Go-Round|Carl Van Vechten

British Dictionary definitions for tchekhov

Chekhov

Chekov

/ (ˈtʃɛkɒf, Russian ˈtʃɛxəf) /

noun

Anton Pavlovich (anˈtɔn ˈpavləvitʃ). 1860–1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)
Derived FormsChekhovian or Chekovian (tʃɛˈkəʊvɪən), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012