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  • proper noun Alternative form of Oberon.

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Examples

  • "Auberon," said Barker, kindly, forgetting all royal titles in a rare moment of sincerity, "I do feel what you mean.

    The Napoleon of Notting Hill

  • The Bad Sex in Fiction award was established in 1993 by the magazine's then editor, Auberon Waugh, in order to "draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it."

    Isabel Kaplan: How (Not) to Write a Sex Scene

  • Auberon wrote the spoons line "just like his uncle Alec because it read so well," says Peter.

    My life as a Waugh

  • It is not merely Alec and Evelyn; there is Auberon, Evelyn's son, the journalist and acidic wit, and also Auberon's children, Sophia Watson, Daisy Waugh and Alexander Waugh.

    My life as a Waugh

  • Then Auberon's memoirs recorded how Peter served as a waiter in the army and so was "deft with the spoons", a characteristic Wavian dig.

    My life as a Waugh

  • According to Jonathan Beckman at the Literary Review … [the bad sex award was] set up by Auberon Waugh in 1993 to “draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it”.

    Jonathan Littell Wins 2009 Bad Sex in Fiction Award — Read All the Shortlisted Passages Here « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • Convention holds that the amount of vermouth should be miniscule, and the late Auberon Waugh decided to make dry martinis out of neat gin with no vermouth at all.

    Why has Ed Miliband finally decided to wed? | Alexander Chancellor

  • The Bad Sex in Fiction award was established in 1993 by the magazine's then editor, Auberon Waugh, in order to "draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it."

    Isabel Kaplan: How (Not) to Write a Sex Scene

  • Eighteen years later, this effort to "rescue the novel" from tumescent unmentionables, as editor Auberon Waugh explained it, has become an annual tradition.

    Tattooed by Politics

  • The Bad Sex in Fiction award was established in 1993 by the magazine's then editor, Auberon Waugh, in order to "draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it."

    Isabel Kaplan: How (Not) to Write a Sex Scene

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