biographical name Evelyn Arthur St. John 1903-1966 English writer

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  • Waugh — is a surname (pronunciation like waw , less commonly woff ) , and may refer to:*Alec Waugh, British novelist (Evelyn s older brother) *Alexander Waugh, son of Auberon Waugh *Arthur Waugh, English author and publisher (father of Evelyn and Alec)… …   Wikipedia

  • Waugh — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Ainsley Waugh (* 1981), jamaikanischer Leichtathlet Daniel W. Waugh (1842–1921), US amerikanischer Politiker Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966), britischer Schriftsteller John S. Waugh (* 1929), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Waugh —   [wɔː],    1) Alec, eigentlich Alexander Raban Waugh, englischer Schriftsteller, * London 8. 7. 1898, ✝ Tampa (Fla.) 3. 9. 1981, Bruder von 3), Onkel von 2); verfasste unterhaltsame sowie zeitkritisch pessimistische Romane (»The loom of youth«,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Waugh — Waugh, Evelyn …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Waugh — Waugh, Eve|lyn (1903 66) a British writer who wrote novels about upper class English people in the period between World War I and World War II. His early books, such as Decline and Fall, are very funny ↑satires on English upper class society, but …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Waugh — (izg. vȏ), Evelyn (1903 1966) DEFINICIJA engleski književnik i znameniti satiričar; 1944. kao pripadnik britanske vojske boravio u misiji pomoći partizanima kod nas; trilogija Počasni marš po ocjenama mnogih književnih kritičara najbolji engleski …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Waugh — [wô] Evelyn (Arthur St. John) [ēv′lin] 1903 66; Eng. novelist …   English World dictionary

  • Waugh — Rivière Waugh Pour les articles homonymes, voir Waugh (homonymie). Waugh Caractéristiques Lon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Waugh — n. family name; Evelyn Waugh (1903 1966), English novelist; Alec Waugh (1898 1981), English novelist; Arthur Waugh (1866 1943), English literary critic; Frederick Judd Waugh (1861 1940), American painter and illustrator …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Waugh — /wɔ/ (say waw) noun 1. Evelyn Arthur St John /ˈsɪndʒən/ (say sinjuhn), 1903–66, English satirical novelist and essayist; author of The Loved One (1948). 2. Mark Edward, born 1965, Australian cricketer; Test batsman. 3. Stephen Rodger (Steve),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Waugh — noun English author of satirical novels (1903 1966) • Syn: ↑Evelyn Waugh, ↑Evelyn Arthur Saint John Waugh • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

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