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Meaning of "Donleavy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DONLEAVY

Donleavy  [dɒnˈliːvɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DONLEAVY

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determiner
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Donleavy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DONLEAVY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

J. P. Donleavy

James Patrick Donleavy is an Irish American novelist and playwright. His first novel is The Ginger Man. Another novel, A Fairy Tale of New York, provided the title of the famous song "Fairytale of New York".

Definition of Donleavy in the English dictionary

The definition of Donleavy in the dictionary is J P. born 1926, Irish-American novelist. His books include The Ginger Man, The Onion Eaters, Are You Listening Rabbi Löw?, and The Lady Who Liked Clean Rest Rooms.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DONLEAVY


ave
ˈɑːvɪ
carvy
ˈkɑːvɪ
cavo-relievi
ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvɪ
curvy
ˈkɜːvɪ
Garvey
ˈɡɑːvɪ
garvie
ˈɡɑːvɪ
groovy
ˈɡruːvɪ
Harvey
ˈhɑːvɪ
jarvey
ˈdʒɑːvɪ
jarvie
ˈdʒɑːvɪ
Mohave
məʊˈhɑːvɪ
Mojave
məʊˈhɑːvɪ
movie
ˈmuːvɪ
nervy
ˈnɜːvɪ
peavey
ˈpiːvɪ
peavy
ˈpiːvɪ
pervy
ˈpɜːvɪ
poovy
ˈpuːvɪ
scurvy
ˈskɜːvɪ
topsy-turvy
ˈtɒpsɪˈtɜːvɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DONLEAVY

Donizetti
donjon
donkey
donkey derby
donkey engine
donkey jacket
donkey ride
donkey vote
donkey work
donkey-lick
donkey-work
donkey´s years
donko
Donna
donnard
donnat
Donne
donned
Donnelly

WORDS THAT END LIKE DONLEAVY

cavy
Davy
Department of the Navy
French navy
gravy
heavy
merchant navy
navy
onion gravy
Royal Navy
superheavy
tail-heavy
the navy
top-heavy
ultraheavy
wavy

Synonyms and antonyms of Donleavy in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Trends of use of Donleavy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DONLEAVY»

The term «Donleavy» is normally little used and occupies the 114.117 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DONLEAVY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Donleavy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DONLEAVY»

Discover the use of Donleavy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Donleavy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ginger Man
Lyrical and ribald, illuminating, poignant and hugely entertaining, The Ginger Man is a work of authentic comic genius.
J. P. Donleavy, 2011
2
A Fairy Tale of New York
The loneliness and insanity of life in New York City is the author's major concern in this novel about Cornelius Christian's struggle to survive.
J. P. Donleavy, 1994
3
The Ginger Man
Set in Ireland just after World War II, The Ginger Man is J. P. Donleavy’s wildly funny, picaresque classic novel of the misadventures of Sebastian Dangerfield, a young American ne’er-do-well studying at Trinity College in Dublin.
J. P. Donleavy, 2010
4
The Ginger Man
Set in Ireland just after World War II, The Ginger Man is J.P. Donleavy's wildly funny, picaresque classic novel of the misadventures of Sebastian Dangerfield, a young American ne'er-do-well studying at Trinity College in Dublin.
James Patrick Donleavy, 1965
5
A Singular Man
A reserved, lonely, and wealthy businessman falls in love with his beautiful, zany secretary
J. P. Donleavy, 1963
6
The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B
The New York Times Book Review called The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B, J. P. Donleavy's hilarious, bittersweet tale of a lost young man's existential odyssey, "a triumphant piece of writing, achieved with that total authority, total ...
J. P. Donleavy, 2007
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J.P. Donleavy: interview : his formative years
Features an interview recorded with the author J P Donleavy, in which he describes his first steps as an artist in Dublin in the late 1940s, and how his exhibition manifestoes led him to conceive his celebrated first novel, The Ginger Man.
Nicholas Philip James, James Patrick Donleavy, 2008
8
Fairy Tales of New York
Perennially short of funds, Cornelius Christian accepts a job at a funeral home in order to pay for his wife's burial. A series of madcap adventures commences in what Donleavy calls "the great sad cathedral that is New York City".
J. P. Donleavy, 2012
9
The History of The Ginger Man
Presents the author's rags-to-riches story of his quest to create and publish his twentieth-century classic, The Ginger Man. 15,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.
James Patrick Donleavy, 1994
10
The Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman
Darcy Dancer grows to manhood in rural Ireland, finds himself temporarily the squire of Andromeda Park, takes his first steps in love, and travels across the country as a vagabond intent on regaining some of the glories to which he was born ...
James Patrick Donleavy, 1977

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DONLEAVY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Donleavy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Roguish Dangerfield, an author's great creation
When I walked through the hallways of Levington Park outside Mullingar and met a tall, stiff, tweed-suited JP Donleavy, who spoke with a soft ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
Dominican facing Christmas closure
'For us, they want an end game, but this is the moment we must stand with the people,' Fr Jim Donleavy stated this week. 'Please come on ... «Drogheda Independent, Jul 15»
3
Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine
Life is too short without suffering the company of people who have no interest in your presence. Donleavy / posted at bostonglobe.com. «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
4
Own a piece of St Kilda history
Coffee and tea will flow as old friends and new get together and remember the old Donleavy days of the Dogs Bar. New management, a new ... «PRWire, Jun 15»
5
Last memories of a lost afternoon with my pal, Hansi
At the time I was working in the Evening Herald and striving to emulate JP Donleavy's wayward and feckless fictional character Sebastian ... «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
6
A Visit to Donleavyland, Sixty Years After “The Ginger Man”
James Patrick Donleavy stands in the kitchen of the estate house called Levington Park, dressed in layers: white undershirt, checked cinnamon ... «The New Yorker, Jun 15»
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Elderly Walnut Creek Woman Dies From Injuries Sustained In Crash
Officers responded at 2:50 p.m. Friday to a report of a solo vehicle crash in the 2100 block of San Luis Road, Donleavy said. The driver struck a ... «Patch.com, Jun 15»
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98-year-old woman dies after Walnut Creek crash
... which slammed into the parked one around 2:51 p.m. in the 2100 block of San Luis Road, Walnut Creek police Sgt. Joe Donleavy said. «San Jose Mercury News, Jun 15»
9
Donleavy: the man who wrote The Ginger Man
JP Donleavy is nearly 90 years old. His most famous book, The Ginger Man, is 60 years old and has sold 45m copies. Emily Hourican recalls ... «Irish Independent, May 15»
10
Joby Hickey painting 'Leeson Street' stolen by thief on bike
... by US-based collectors, as well as Tiffany's jewellers in New York, English film director Ken Loach and Irish playwright JP Donleavy. «Irish Times, May 15»

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