Alec Alexander Raban, 1898–1981, English novelist, traveler, and lecturer (son of Arthur, brother of Evelyn).
Arthur, 1866–1943, English literary critic, publisher, and editor (father of Alec and Evelyn).
Evelyn (Arthur St. John), 1903–66, English novelist, satirist, biographer, and author of books on travel (son of Arthur, brother of Alec).
Frederick Judd, 1861–1940, U.S. painter and illustrator.
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How to use Waugh in a sentence
Waugh’s team shared these findings in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
Borges had an almost Evelyn Waugh-like capacity for sucking up to the upper classes.Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else | Allen Barra | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Parisians have chic, Italians have la dolce vita, Brits have Evelyn Waugh—and Americans will always have cool.The 100 Coolest Americans Gather at the National Portrait Gallery | William O’Connor | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thorpe was acquitted of all wrongdoing, and here is what Waugh had to say about that acquittal in the introduction to his book.
My first book was my undergraduate essay on Waugh, Orwell, and Huxley.How I Write: Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Winner of ‘The Swerve’ | Noah Charney | September 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
With others, like Evelyn Waugh and J.R.R. Tolkien, we fare better—moving pictures!Freud, Virginia Woolf & Other Great Writers In Their Own Voice | Jimmy So | April 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And more recently Waugh has lifted up his senile slobber against Mr. Eliot.Instigations | Ezra Pound
Of the dwellers about the Perdu none was more saturated with the magic of the place than Reuben Waugh, a boy of thirteen.Earth's Enigmas | Charles G. D. Roberts
So Doc Waugh-hoo hunches down again in a hotel chair and lights a jimpson-weed regalia, and waits.The Gentle Grafter | O. Henry
Lieutenant Crow has delivered them over to Captain Waugh, and returns to you in a day or two.
It was inherited by his godson David Waugh, who now apparently offered to let his niece Catherine and her new husband occupy it.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia | C. Malcolm Watkins
British Dictionary definitions for Waugh
Evelyn (Arthur St John) (ˈiːvlɪn). 1903–66, English novelist. His early satirical novels include Decline and Fall (1928), Vile Bodies (1930), A Handful of Dust (1934), and Scoop (1938). His later novels include the more sombre Brideshead Revisited (1945) and the trilogy of World War II Men at Arms (1952), Officers and Gentlemen (1955), and Unconditional Surrender (1961)
Mark (Edward). born 1965, Australian cricketer: a batsman, he scored 8029 runs in 128 test matches (1991–2002)
his twin brother Steve, full name Stephen Roger Waugh. born 1965, Australian cricketer: a batsman, he scored 10,927 runs in 168 test matches and captained Australia to victory in the 1999 World Cup
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