Definition of Pinter

1. Noun. English dramatist whose plays are characterized by silences and the use of inaction (born in 1930).

Exact synonyms: Harold Pinter
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright



Definition of Pinter

1. Noun. (context: in combinations UK slang) The drinking of a certain number of pints of beer ¹

2. Noun. (context: in combinations UK slang) A container that holds a certain number of pints. ¹

3. Noun. (context: in combinations UK slang) Something that takes a certain number of pints of beer to appreciate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinter

pintable
pintables
pintada
pintadas
pintado
pintadoes
pintadoite
pintados
pintail
pintailed
pintails
pintano
pintanos
pintas
pintel
pinter
pintids
pintles
pintman
pinto
pinto bean
pintoes
pintoid
pintos
pints
pintsize
pintsized
pintuck

Literary usage of Pinter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"It puzzled me, however, to think how Miss Mina Pinter, if there were such a person, ... Then the Pinter major (Pinter minor was next me, and was his younger ..."

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