Thurber

[ thur-ber ]
/ ˈθɜr bər /

noun

James (Gro·ver) [groh-ver], /ˈgroʊ vər/, 1894–1961, U.S. writer, caricaturist, and illustrator.

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Thurber
/ (ˈθɜːbə) /

noun

James (Grover). 1894–1961, US humorist and illustrator. He contributed drawings and stories to the New Yorker and his books include Is Sex Necessary? (1929), written with E. B. White
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