Definition of Noel Coward
1. Noun. English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Composer, Dramatist, Playwright
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1. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"BLITHE SPIRIT An Improbable Farce BY Noel Coward OF all those playwrights who sought diligently for escapist drama inspirations during the early, ..."
2. Adventure Guide to Jamaica by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2005)
"Some of those visitors have become residents, most notably Errol Flynn, Ian Fleming and Noel Coward. FAMOUS FACES Errol Flynn came to the island in the 40s ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"EE Cummings. Terribly Intimate Portraits. Noel Coward. The Natural Philosophy of Leve. Remy de Gour- mont. ..."
4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"when she'd finally buggered off I gave way a bit and had a good cry —Noel Coward, Pretty Polly and Other Stories, 1965 “Do you want me to stay with you, ..."
5. The Making of the American Citizenry: An Introduction to Political Socialization by Michael P. Riccards (1973)
"A Parliamentary un-British Activities Committee would elicit more humor than a Noel Coward comedy. In the United States, however, this type of political ..."
6. Russian Refugees in France and the United States Between the World Wars by James E. Hassell (1991)
"Noel Coward stopped for a time on Macdougal Street. Edmund Wilson, then managing editor of The New Republic, was also a Village resident. ..."
7. Read & Understand Poetry, Grades 3-4 by Michael Ryall, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2005)
"... was born in 403 BC The poem in this book, "Sampan," appears to have been introduced to the Western world by the noted British playwright, Noel Coward. ..."