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Kipling, Rudyard Syllabification: Kip·ling, Rudyard
Pronunciation: /ˈkipliNG/

Definition of Kipling, Rudyard in English:

(1865–1936), British novelist, short-story writer, and poet, born in India; full name Joseph Rudyard Kipling. He is known for his poems, such as “If” and “Gunga Din,” and for his children’s tales, notably The Jungle Book (1894) and the Just So Stories (1902). Nobel Prize for Literature (1907).


Pronunciation: /ˌkipliNGˈesk/
Example sentences
  • And that pragmatic philosophy has until now guided Jackie through his various ebbs and flows and taught him to regard success and failure in Kiplingesque terms.
  • Beginning with Kiplingesque animal stories when he was 15, he managed to get into print right away.
  • This was, and perhaps still is, a view which suited the comfortable Kiplingesque view of the old Empire.
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