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Pinter

[pin-ter] /ˈpɪn tər/
noun
1.
Harold, 1930–2008, English playwright.
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  • Pinter chose a spot about three panels or thirty feet along the other fence, the back fence of the cemetery, and started his hole.

  • You'll take the Pinter to Don an' fetch me back the ten dollars, honor bright?

    The Boy Trapper Harry Castlemon
  • This caused a boy to yelp out, “Is the Pinter a smoking the pipe your mother?”

    Somebody's Luggage Charles Dickens
  • What business you got up here, an' how come you by that Pinter pup?

    The Boy Trapper Harry Castlemon
  • After that Dave lost no time: he drove straight on, encouraged by the thuds of Pinter's and Kullers' picks drawing nearer.

  • If you'll ketch the Pinter fur me an' promise to say nothin' to nobody, I'll let you off this time.

    The Boy Trapper Harry Castlemon
British Dictionary definitions for Pinter

Pinter

/ˈpɪntə/
noun
1.
Harold. 1930–2008, English dramatist. His plays, such as The Caretaker (1959), The Homecoming (1964), No Man's Land (1974), Moonlight (1993), and Celebration (2000), are noted for their equivocal and halting dialogue: Nobel prize for literature 2005
Derived Forms
Pinteresque, adjective
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