Definition of Howells

1. Noun. United States writer and editor (1837-1920).

Exact synonyms: William Dean Howells
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



Definition of Howells

1. Proper noun. (surname from=given names) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Howells

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Howard
Howard Carter
Howard Florey
Howard Hughes
Howard Lindsay
Howard Robard Hughes
Howard test
Howat
Howatson
Howchin
Howe
Howell
Howell-Jolly bodies
Howell unit
Howells (current term)
Howett
Howey
Howie
Howies
Howieson
Howitt
Howkins
Howlett
Howlin
Howling
Howrah
Howship's lacunae
Howson
Hoxhaism

Literary usage of Howells

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1. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"Howells, returned and settled in Boston once more, had revived an interest in the play ... Howells came down to Hartford from Boston full of enthusiasm. ..."

2. The Letters of William James by William James (1920)
"I repeat it: long live Howells! God grant you may do as good things again! ... With warmest congratulations to Mrs. Howells that you and she were born, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"WILLIAM DEAN Howells (1837-) )R the last twenty years William Dean Howells has ... Howells perceived early the rich field which American life offers to the ..."

4. Essays on Modern Novelists by William Lyon Phelps (1910)
"m WILLIAM DEAN Howells BORN in a little village in Ohio over seventy years ago, ... Be this as it may, the boy Howells had little schooling and no college. ..."

5. Essays on Modern Novelists by William Lyon Phelps (1910)
"in WILLIAM DEAN Howells BORN in a little village in Ohio over seventy years ago, ... Be this as it may, the boy Howells had little schooling and no college. ..."

6. Authors and I by Charles Lewis Hind (1921)
"WILLIAM DEAN Howells Y early reading of Howells (it began quarter of a century ago) had a curious effect. I imagined that all American men and women had the ..."

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