Definition of Chesterton

1. Noun. Conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936).

Exact synonyms: G. K. Chesterton, Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



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Literary usage of Chesterton

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1. Modern British Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1920)
"chesterton, the prose-paradoxer, is a delightful product of a skeptical age. But it is chesterton the poet who is more likely to outlive it. ..."

2. Social Forces in England and America by Herbert George Wells (1914)
"ABOUT chesterton AND BELLOC IT has been one of the less possible dreams of my life ... One frequent presence is GK chesterton, a joyous whirl of brushwork, ..."

3. Annals of Cambridge by Charles Henry Cooper, John William Cooper (1845)
"The Proctors were afterwards indicted at the county sessions for a riot, on the ground that chesterton \vas without the jurisdiction of the University. ..."

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