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Amis

[ey-mis]
noun
Kingsley, 1922–95, English novelist.
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Amis (ˈeɪmɪs)
 
n
1.  Sir Kingsley. 1922--95, British novelist and poet, noted for his novels Lucky Jim (1954), Jake's Thing (1978), Stanley and the Women (1984), The Old Devils (1986), and The Folks that Live on the Hill (1990)
2.  his son, Martin. born 1949, British novelist. His works include The Rachel Papers (1974), Money (1984), London Fields (1989), The Information (1994), and Yellow Dog (2003)

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ami
14c., "friend lover," from O.Fr. amy, ami (see Amy).
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