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Grub Street

n.
The world of impoverished writers and literary hacks.

[After Grub Street, London, former name of Milton Street, where such writers lived.]

Grub Street

n
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a former street in London frequented by literary hacks and needy authors
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the world or class of literary hacks, etc
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (sometimes not capital) relating to or characteristic of hack literature

Grub′ Street`


n.
1. a street in London formerly inhabited by impoverished writers and literary hacks.
2. literary hacks collectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Grub Street - the world of literary hacks
world, domain - people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world"
hack writer, literary hack, hack - a mediocre and disdained writer