Definition of Sheridan

1. Noun. Irish playwright remembered for his satirical comedies of manners (1751-1816).

Exact synonyms: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright



Definition of Sheridan

1. Proper noun. (surname Irish from=Irish dot=); the Anglicised form of (etyl ga) ''Ó Sirideáin''. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surnames female given name) of modern usage. ¹

4. Proper noun. The Irish playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan ¹

5. Proper noun. Any of many placenames ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Sheridan

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"Indeed, the wit of sheridan, though equally brilliant with that of his ... The dramas of sheridan . . . have placed him at the head of the genteel comedy of ..."

2. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1903)
"Soon after leaving school sheridan eloped to Dunkirk with a supposed heiress and very beautiful singer, Miss Elizabeth Linley, to whom he was clandestinely ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"Order came out of chaos when on August 7, General sheridan was placed in command of ... For a month longer sheridan was occupied in bringing his detachments ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"Order came out of chaos when, on August 7, General sheridan was placed in command ... For a month longer sheridan was occupied in bringing his detachments ..."

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