Definition of Wardour Street in English:

Wardour Street

Line breaks: War|dour Street
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːdə/

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noun

  • 1Used allusively to refer to the British film industry: the slogans worked better than anything dreamed up in Wardour Street
  • 2 [as modifier] Denoting the pseudo-archaic diction affected by some modern writers of historical novels: historical romances in Wardour Street prose

Origin

the name of a street in central London, formerly occupied mainly by dealers in antique furniture and more recently by the central offices of the British film industry.

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