from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Thackeray, William Makepeace 1811-1863. British writer whose novels, including Vanity Fair (1847-1848), explore the ethical and social pretensions of largely amoral Victorian characters.

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  • proper n. An English habitational surname from a place in Yorkshire
  • proper n. William Makepeace Thackeray English novelist
  • proper n. Bal Thackeray, Indian politician

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English writer (born in India) (1811-1863)


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