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Wycherley, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Wych¦er|ley
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtʃəli
 
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Definition of Wycherley, William in English:

( Circa 1640–1716), English dramatist. His Restoration comedies are characterized by their acute examination of sexual morality and marriage conventions. Notable works: The Country Wife (1675).

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