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Leacock, Stephen

Syllabification: Lea·cock, Stephen
Pronunciation: /ˈlēˌkäk
 
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Definition of Leacock, Stephen in English:

( 1869–1949), Canadian humorist and economist; full name Stephen Butler Leacock. He is known for his many humorous short stories, parodies, and essays. Notable works: Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (1912) and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich (1914).

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