Definition of Chekov
1. Noun. Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904).
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright
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Literary usage of Chekov
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1. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"... Anton chekov Genius THE artist, Yegor Savich, who in the summer months boards with the widow of an officer, is sitting on the bed in his room in a state ..."
2. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1917)
"... The Choice of a Tutor by Denis Von Vizin, and The Wedding by chekov ; The Jubilee, an . unpleasant bit by chekov, that just misses being a powerful ..."
3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... 7 July 1966 Here is the second use: The good doctor is a Neil Simon pastiche of chekov stories, with a narrator who is chekov himself — Judy Barbour, ..."
4. Poet Lore (1921)
"... Pierre de Ronsard 415 Translated by Grace Wallace Anton chekov, The Master of the Gray Short-Story N. ..."