Chekhovian

Chekhovian

[che-koh-vee-uhn, -kaw-fee-, -kof-ee-; chek-aw-fee-uhn, -of-ee-]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Anton Chekhov or his writings, especially as they are evocative of a mood of introspection and frustration.

Origin:
1920–25; Chekhov + -ian

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Chekhov or Chekov (ˈtʃɛkɒf, Russian ˈtʃɛxəf, ˈtʃɛkɒf, Russian ˈtʃɛxəf)
 
n
Anton Pavlovich (anˈtɔn ˈpavləvitʃ). 1860--1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)
 
Chekov or Chekov
 
n
 
Chekhovian or Chekov
 
adj
 
Chekovian or Chekov
 
adj

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