Wildean
adjective see Wilde

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wildean — /wuyl dee euhn/, adj. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary style of Oscar Wilde. [1920 25; WILDE + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Wildean — adjective Of or pertaining to (1854 1900), Irish playwright and poet, or his writings …   Wiktionary

  • Wildean — [ wʌɪldi:ən] adjective relating to or characteristic of the Irish writer and wit Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) …   English new terms dictionary

  • wildean — wild·ean …   English syllables

  • wildean — ˈwī(ə)ldēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Oscar Wilde died 1900 English (Irish born) writer + English an (II) : of, relating to, or suggestive of Oscar Wilde or his writings …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wilde —    , WILDEAN, OSCARIZING    Oscar Fingal O Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854 1900) was an Irish poet, playwright, and intriguing personality. Wilde had such a sharp tongue that many believed he out Shawed Shaw.    Wilde s life, however, was colored by… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • A Good Woman (film) — Infobox Film name = A Good Woman image size = 200 caption = Original poster writer = Howard Himelstein Based on a play by Oscar Wilde starring = Helen Hunt Scarlett Johansson Tom Wilkinson director = Mike Barker producer = Liam Badger Mikael… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilde — biographical name Oscar Fingal O Flahertie Wills 1854 1900 Irish writer • Wildean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oscar Wilde — This article is about the 19th century author. For other uses, see Oscar Wilde (disambiguation). Oscar Wilde Photograph taken in 1882 by Napoleon Sarony Born 16 October 1854(1854 10 16) Dub …   Wikipedia

  • The Happy Prince and Other Tales — This article is about Wilde s short story. For Christopher Wheeldon s 2007 ballet, see The Nightingale and the Rose (ballet). For Elena Firsova 1994 opera, see The Nightingale and the Rose (opera). 1st edition The Happy Prince and Other Tales… …   Wikipedia

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