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Pinter (ˈpɪntə Pronunciation for Pinter



  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

ˌPinterˈesque adjective

Example Sentences Including 'Pinter'

"Her anthem productions are Harold Pinter 's One for the Road and Steven Berkoff's Decadence, both very dark.
India Today (1999)
Harold Pinter , shown here in 2001, has announced he is leaving playwriting to focus on his poetry and political writing.
CBC (2005)
His description of their showdown is laconic enough to have been written by Pinter.
John Baxter DE NIRO: A Biography (2002)
His friends include Harold Pinter , Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, William Boyd -all became contributors to Arete.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Quintessential Pinter, fascinating Pinter - and, I'd suggest, accessible Pinter too.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
She reckoned he just wanted to doss off early because it was opening night for a Pinter play.
Cathy Kelly JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
The woman in the shop said, `You still want the Sunday Sport, Mr Pinter ?
Salley Vickers INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
Three men and a houseboat, Bruce Watling Galleries, 2/ 10 Pinter Drive, Southport until January 3, 1999.
Misc (1998)
Viva Wilde Blake Kafka Kesey Pinter Beckett Fitzgerald Hemingway.
David Cavanagh MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)


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