Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift
an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
Syn: ↑Swift, ↑Dean Swift
Instance Hypernyms: ↑satirist, ↑ironist, ↑ridiculer

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Jonathan Swift [Jonathan Swift]
(1667–1745) an Irish writer, best known as the author of ↑Gulliver's Travels. He was the ↑dean (= priest in charge of the other priests) of St Patrick’s Cathedral in ↑Dublin, but also spent much time in London, where he knew many important writers and politicians. He is considered one of the greatest ↑satirists (= writers who use humour to criticize people and things such as the social and political systems) in English literature. He also wrote poetry.

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