[jengks] /dʒɛŋks/ (show ipa), 1818–94, u.s. social reformer and women’s-rights leader.
a plant that flowers, esp in a specified way: a night bloomer
(brit, informal) a stupid mistake; blunder
(brit) a medium-sized loaf, baked on the sole of the oven, glazed and notched on top
1730, agent noun from bloom (v.).
a blunder; b-n-r, goof: a ”bloomer” by truman and marshall about a grave that was not there/ this dictionary, i’m afraid, is scarcely free of bloomers
[australian 1880s+; fr the phrase ”a blooming error”]
augusto (césar) [ou-goos-taw se-sahr] /aʊˈgus tɔ ˈsɛ sɑr/ (show ipa), 1893–1934, nicaraguan revolutionary leader.
count alessandro di [ah-les-sahn-draw dee] /ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn drɔ di/ (show ipa), (giuseppe balsamo) 1743–95, italian adventurer and impostor. historical examples then cagliostro was called, but almost as a matter of form, and dismissed immediately. the queen’s necklace alexandre dumas pre cagliostro started, as if the question had roused him from a reverie. the queen’s necklace […]
abraham (“abe”) 1860–1951, u.s. novelist and journalist, born in russia. contemporary examples initially thrilled by the russian revolution, cahan was speedily disenchanted. moving it forward: the life of abraham cahan considered wendy smith november 4, 2013 historical examples as well as his work cahan’s life too is of unusual interest. the spirit of the ghetto […]
antonio [ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (show ipa), (c-n-le) 1697–1768, italian painter. . bernardo [ber-nahr-doh;; italian ber-nahr-daw] /bərˈnɑr doʊ;; italian bɛrˈnɑr dɔ/ (show ipa), (c-n-letto) 1720–80, italian painter. noun original name giovanni antonio c-n-le. 1697–1768, italian painter and etcher, noted particularly for his highly detailed paintings of cities, esp venice, which are marked by strong contrasts of […]
augustin pyrame de [oh-gys-tan pee-ram duh] /oʊ güsˈtɛ̃ piˈram də/ (show ipa), 1778–1841, swiss botanist. noun augustin pyrame de. 1778–1841, swiss botanist; his théorie élémentaire de la botanique (1813) introduced a new system of plant cl-ssification