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[chee-ver] /ˈtʃi vər/
John, 1912–82, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mr. Cheever, in rising, met the glance of his wife, and the look of questioning and wonder that passed did not escape the hostess.

    Murder in Any Degree Owen Johnson
  • He is the friend of that so-called gospel preacher, Cheever.

    Sixty years with Plymouth Church Stephen M. Griswold
  • Charity had seen Cheever brought in at midnight and had looked to it that he had every care.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • "Come on and help Harvard along, Cheever," put in a strident voice.

    Walter and the Wireless Sara Ware Bassett
  • Dyckman had a chilling intuition that Cheever was lying in ambush for him.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for Cheever


John. 1912–82, US novelist and short-story writer. His novels include The Wapshot Chronicle (1957) and Bullet Park (1969)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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