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Wodehouse

[woo d-hous]
noun
  1. Sir P(el·ham) G(renville) [pel-uh m] /ˈpɛl əm/, 1881–1975, U.S. novelist and humorist, born in England.
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Contemporary Examples of wodehouse

Historical Examples of wodehouse

  • Brigadier-General Wodehouse was wounded at about eleven o'clock.

  • But neither Lucy nor Miss Wodehouse had brought matters to extremity.

    The Rector

    Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

  • Miss Wodehouse paused, appalled by the image she herself had conjured up.

    The Doctor's Family

    Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

  • Miss Wodehouse did not understand the look, nor put any significance into the words.

    The Doctor's Family

    Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

  • "When people do repent, my belief is that they do it directly," said Miss Wodehouse.

    The Doctor's Family

    Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant


British Dictionary definitions for wodehouse

Wodehouse

noun
  1. 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
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Derived FormsWodehousian, adjective
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