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An assiduous and devoted admirer, student, and recorder of another's words and deeds.
[After James Boswell.]
Bos′well·ize′ (-īz′) v.
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(Biography) James. 1740–95, Scottish author and lawyer, noted particularly for his Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)
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1. James, 1740–95, Scottish author: biographer of Samuel Johnson.
2. any devoted biographer of a specific person.
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|Noun||1.||Boswell - Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)|
|2.||Boswell - a devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds|
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