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Leary, Timothy

Syllabification: Leary, Timothy
Pronunciation: /ˈli(ə)rē
 
/

Definition of Leary, Timothy in English:

( 1920–96), US psychologist; full name Timothy Francis Leary. After experimenting with consciousness-altering drugs, including LSD, he was dismissed from his teaching job at Harvard University in 1963 and became a figurehead for the hippie drug culture.

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