Nabokov

biographical name
Na·​bo·​kov | \ nə-ˈbȯ-kəf How to pronounce Nabokov (audio) \

Definition of Nabokov

Vladimir Vladimirovich 1899–1977 American (Russian-born) novelist and poet

Other Words from Nabokov

Nabokovian \ ˌna-​bə-​ˈkō-​vē-​ən How to pronounce Nabokov (audio) \ adjective

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“Nabokov.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nabokov. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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