Orwell

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Or·well

 (ôr′wĕl′, -wəl), George Pen name of Eric Arthur Blair. 1903-1950.
British writer whose books attack totalitarianism and reflect his concern with social justice. His works include the novels Animal Farm (1945) and 1984 (1949) and the essay collection Shooting an Elephant (1950).

Orwell

(ˈɔːwəl; -wɛl)
n
(Biography) George, real name Eric Arthur Blair. 1903–50, English novelist and essayist, born in India. He is notable for his social criticism, as in The Road to Wigan Pier (1932); his account of his experiences of the Spanish Civil War Homage to Catalonia (1938); and his satirical novels Animal Farm (1945), an allegory on the Russian Revolution, and 1984 (1949), in which he depicts an authoritarian state of the future
Orwellian adj

Or•well

(ˈɔr wɛl, -wəl)

n.
George (Eric Arthur Blair), 1903–50, English novelist and essayist.
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Noun1.Orwell - imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)