Definition of Thackeray

1. Noun. English writer (born in India) (1811-1863).

Exact synonyms: William Makepeace Thackeray
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Thackeray

1. Proper noun. An English habitational surname from a place in Yorkshire ¹

2. Proper noun. William Makepeace Thackeray English novelist ¹

3. Proper noun. Bal Thackeray, Indian politician ¹

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Literary usage of Thackeray

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"IT is generally understood that Mr. thackeray wished no biography of himself ... Mr. thackeray was the last man in the world to enjoy the prospect of this ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"They are not only the man thackeray, but they are the epitome of his ... On Friday last he sent for this Dr. thackeray, and when he came into the room my ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Fortnight with thackeray In 1852. HJ Cheales. 19th Cent. 70: 76-83. Jl. '11; Same. ... thackeray and Dickens—a contrast and comparison. C: L. Moore. Dial. ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Anne Isabella thackeray (Ritchie), the daughter of William Makepeace thackeray, ... In 1877 Miss thackeray married her cousin, Richmond thackeray Ritchie. ..."

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