a city in E central Pennsylvania.
a residential and academic district in London, N of the Thames and Charing Cross. Artists, writers, and students living there have given it a reputation as an intellectual center. of or relating to a group of artists and writers who flourished in the early decades of the 20th century and were associated with the Bloomsbury […]
noun a group of writers, artists, and intellectuals living and working in and around Bloomsbury in London from about 1907 to 1930. Influenced by the philosophy of G. E. Moore, they included Leonard and Virginia Woolf, Clive and Vanessa Bell, Roger Fry, E. M. Forster, Lytton Strachey, Duncan Grant, and John Maynard Keynes Contemporary Examples […]
noun an annual celebration in Dublin on June 16th of the life of James Joyce and, in particular, his novel Ulysses, which is entirely set in Dublin on June 16th, 1904 Contemporary Examples James Joyce’s Grandson Stephen and Literature’s Most Tyrannical Estate Gordon Bowker June 13, 2012 Best Year Ever: How 1922 Birthed Modernism Mark […]
to ruin; botch: to bloop an easy catch. to hit a blooper in baseball. a clumsy mistake. blooper (def 3). Historical Examples Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville n. To hit a ball relatively weakly and slowly: He blooped a lob over her head (1940s+ Baseball) To launch and land a long, curving blow: Turner blooped a […]