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Thack·er·ay

 (thăk′ə-rē, thăk′rē), William Makepeace 1811-1863.
British writer whose novels, including Vanity Fair (1848), explore the ethical and social pretensions of largely amoral characters.

Thack′er·ay·an adj.

Thackeray

(ˈθækərɪ)
n
(Biography) William Makepeace. 1811–63, English novelist, born in India. His novels, originally serialized, include Vanity Fair (1848), Pendennis (1850), Henry Esmond (1852), and The Newcomes (1855)

Thack•er•ay

(ˈθæk ə ri)

n.
William Makepeace, 1811–63, English novelist, born in India.
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