Definition of Chekhov
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 Chekhov
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1. Russian Short Stories by Harry Christian Schweikert (1919)
"chekhov (1861-1904) ^ As a young man Chekov was inclined to be satirically j humorous, but he soon changed his point of view to one of I typical Russian ..."
2. Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps (1917)
"vn chekhov ANTON PAVLOVICH chekhov, like Pushkin, ... chekhov was a man of the South, being born at Taganrog, a seaport on a gulf of the ..."
3. Russia in 1919 by Arthur Ransome (1919)
"A PLAY OF chekhov February 2ist. I SAW chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" acted by the cast of the Art Theatre in the First Studio. This is a little theatre holding ..."