Wodehouse

[ wood-hous ]
/ ˈwʊdˌhaʊs /

noun

Sir P(el·ham) G(renville) [pel-uhm], /ˈpɛl əm/, 1881–1975, U.S. novelist and humorist, born in England.

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Wodehouse
/ (ˈwʊdˌhaʊs) /

noun

Sir P (elham) G (renville). 1881–1975, US author, born in England. His humorous novels of upper-class life in England include the Psmith and Jeeves series

Derived forms of Wodehouse

Wodehousian, adjective
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