Waugh



Alec (Alexander Raban) 1898–1981, English novelist, traveler, and lecturer (son of Arthur, brother of Evelyn).
Arthur, 1866–1943, English literary critic, publisher, and editor (father of Alec and Evelyn).
Evelyn (Arthur St. John) 1903–66, English novelist, satirist, biographer, and author of books on travel (son of Arthur, brother of Alec).
Frederick Judd, 1861–1940, U.S. painter and illustrator.
Contemporary Examples

Did Waugh intend, in his short story “The Balance,” to draw portraits of two sides of his own nature in two separate characters?
Evelyn Waugh’s Grandson on the Secret Behind ‘Brideshead’ Alexander Waugh April 16, 2010

Waugh, the accountant protagonist of the metanovelist Coover’s strange fiction, might have gotten along with Gould.
The 13 Best Baseball Books: From ‘The Art of Fielding’ to ‘Moneyball’ Jimmy So April 4, 2012

Waugh had befriended the oldest boy, Lord Elmley at Oxford in 1922.
Evelyn Waugh’s Grandson on the Secret Behind ‘Brideshead’ Alexander Waugh April 16, 2010

Thorpe was acquitted of all wrongdoing, and here is what Waugh had to say about that acquittal in the introduction to his book.
British Tabloids in Action David Frum November 29, 2012

You will never live it down and rather than get away from the Waugh thing you will be forever branded by it.
Evelyn Waugh’s Grandson on the Secret Behind ‘Brideshead’ Alexander Waugh April 16, 2010

Historical Examples

And more recently Waugh has lifted up his senile slobber against Mr. Eliot.
Instigations Ezra Pound

A “Waugh,” which might be translated “Hear, hear,” greeted this statement of opinion.
The Buffalo Runners R.M. Ballantyne

Lieutenant Crow has delivered them over to Captain Waugh, and returns to you in a day or two.
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) Edmund Burke

This statement was received with a “Waugh” of satisfaction from several of the warriors.
The Big Otter R.M. Ballantyne

The Indian, who was neither a speculator nor a philosopher—though solemn enough for either or both—replied, “Waugh!”
The Big Otter R.M. Ballantyne

noun
Evelyn (Arthur St John) (ˈiːvlɪn). 1903–66, English novelist. His early satirical novels include Decline and Fall (1928), Vile Bodies (1930), A Handful of Dust (1934), and Scoop (1938). His later novels include the more sombre Brideshead Revisited (1945) and the trilogy of World War II Men at Arms (1952), Officers and Gentlemen (1955), and Unconditional Surrender (1961)
Mark (Edward). born 1965, Australian cricketer: a batsman, he scored 8029 runs in 128 test matches (1991–2002)
his twin brother Steve, full name Stephen Roger Waugh. born 1965, Australian cricketer: a batsman, he scored 10,927 runs in 168 test matches and captained Australia to victory in the 1999 World Cup

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