Chekhovian
adjective see Chekhov

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  • chekhovian — ˈcheˈkōvēən, ȯv, äv , ˈcheˌkȯfē adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov died 1904 Russ. writer + English ian : suggestive of the characterization or atmosphere (as of frustration and introspective complexity) in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chekhovian — /che koh vee euhn, kaw fee , kof ee ; chek aw fee euhn, of ee /, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Anton Chekhov or his writings, esp. as they are evocative of a mood of introspection and frustration. [1920 25; CHEKHOV + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Chekhovian — adjective Of or pertaining to (1860 1904) or his writings …   Wiktionary

  • Chekhovian — adj. of or pertaining to Anton Chekhov; of or pertaining to the writings of Anton Chekhov …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chekhovian — [tʃɛ kəʊvɪən] adjective relating to or characteristic of the work of the Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov (1860–1904) …   English new terms dictionary

  • chekhovian — che·kho·vi·an …   English syllables

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