- Richard,born 1921, U.S. poet: U.S. poet laureate 1987–88.
- Also Wil·ber. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “wild boar.”
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Examples from the Web for wilbur
It was trouble that affected Wilbur Poole, if you'll remember.
"If it's Wilbur Poole, we'll make him a prisoner and bring him with us," announced Dave.
"Wilbur, this man is not responsible for our misfortune," said Marcus.
Growling to Wilbur to stay close by, he went inside and closed the door.
He was jammed against Wilbur and couldn't get his hand in his pocket.