Paul Pry

Paul Pry may refer to:

* "Paul Pry (play)", 1825 English play
* "Paul Pry" (1831-1836), newspaper published by Anne Royall
* "The Adventures of Paul Pry", nine stories by author Erle Stanley Gardner
* William Heath's artist pseudonym


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  • paul pry — ˈpȯlˈprī noun (plural paul prys) Usage: usually capitalized both Ps Etymology: after Paul Pry meddlesome hero of the comedy Paul Pry (1825) by John Poole died 1872 English playwright : an excessively inquisitive person we don t want any Paul… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paul Pry — an inquisitive, meddlesome person. [from name of title character of Paul Pry (1853) by John Poole (1786 1872), English dramatist] * * * …   Universalium

  • Paul pry — n. nosy prying and meddlesome person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Paul Pry —  Inquisitive person …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Paul Pry (play) — Infobox Play name = Paul Pry image size = caption = writer = John Poole chorus = characters = Paul Pry mute = setting = date of premiere = 1825 country of Origin = England original language = English series = subject = genre = Farce Paul Pry… …   Wikipedia

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  • pry — I v 1. inquire, question, query, quiz, ask; examine, interrogate, Inf. grill, cross examine; meddle, interfere, intermeddle, Brit. Dial. mell, interlope; intrude, butt in, U.S. Sl. horn in, obtrude; impose, interpose, intervene; mind other people …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • John Poole (playwright) — Infobox Writer name = John Poole caption = pseudonym = birthdate = 1786 birthplace = deathdate = 1872 deathplace = occupation = Playwright and author nationality = English period = 1810 ndash;1872 genre = Satire, farce subject = movement = = 1959 …   Wikipedia

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