Thurber

biographical name
Thur·​ber | \ ˈthər-bər How to pronounce Thurber (audio) \

Definition of Thurber

James Grover 1894–1961 American writer

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Thurberesque \ ˌthər-​bə-​ˈresk How to pronounce Thurber (audio) \ adjective

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“Thurber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thurber. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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