American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich 1899-1977. Russian-born American writer of poetry, short stories, and novels, notably the satirical Lolita (1955).
- n. United States writer (born in Russia) (1899-1977)
“He and his friends, the young painters and dancers, resemble some of those in Nabokov's first novel Mary, teetering on the edges of revolution and self-invention.”
“Evgeni Nabokov is unrestricted, and what the San Jose Sharks do with him undoubtedly centers on what happens in the postseason.”
“To say that Nabokov is never going to win the Stanley Cup is to forget that Nikolai Khabibulin won one playoff series over six seasons before he made his Stanley Cup championship run.”
“Still, Nabokov is such a beguiling writer it is certainly possible that this 30-page manuscript has a sufficiently realized appeal that it would be a loss to literature -- or at least to Nabokov's body of work -- if it were to be destroyed.”
“Nabokov is just great, and this post gives him his due, I think.”
“Nabokov is second in the league in victories, trailing only Calgary workhorse Miikka Kiprusoff, despite missing nearly three weeks with a lower-body injury in November.”
“Nabokov is teasing the reader and it is a valuable read.”
“Boucher, filling in while Nabokov is sidelined with a minor lower-body injury, got neither his pad nor his stick down to block the small space between his legs.”
“Kiprusoff won the Vezina Trophy in 2006, and Nabokov is a favorite this summer after the best season in franchise history.”
“And skipping Nabokov is like turning down a four-course meal.”
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