the speech, especially the pronunciation, thought to be characteristic of a person coming from New York City, especially Brooklyn.
Gwendolyn, 1917–2000, U.S. poet and novelist. Phillips, 1835–93, U.S. Protestant Episcopal bishop and pulpit orator. Van Wyck [van wahyk] /væn ˈwaɪk/ (Show IPA), 1886–1963, U.S. author and critic. a male given name. a small, natural stream of fresh water. to bear; suffer; tolerate: I will brook no interference. Contemporary Examples Did David Cameron Snub Obama […]
a mountain range in N Alaska, forming a watershed between the Yukon River and the Arctic Ocean: highest peak, 9239 feet (2815 meters). noun a mountain range in N Alaska. Highest peak: Mount Isto, 2761 m (9058 ft)
noun either of two white-flowered primulaceous plants, Samolus valerandi of Europe or S. floribundus of North America, growing in moist places Also called water pimpernel See also pimpernel