agony column


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agony column

n.
A newspaper column containing advertisements chiefly about missing relatives or friends.

agony column

n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a magazine or newspaper feature in which advice is offered to readers who have sent in letters about their personal problems
2. (Journalism & Publishing) a part of a newspaper containing advertisements for lost relatives, personal messages, etc
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Noun1.agony column - a newspaper column devoted to personal problemsagony column - a newspaper column devoted to personal problems
editorial, newspaper column, column - an article giving opinions or perspectives
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agony column

nposta del cuore
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I tossed the paper down upon the table, but at that moment my eye caught an advertisement in the agony column.
When you have agreed to our terms, insert a suitable notice in the agony column of the "Morning Blazer.
Sherlock Holmes was, as I expected, lounging about his sitting-room in his dressing-gown, reading the agony column of The Times and smoking his before-breakfast pipe, which was composed of all the plugs and dottles left from his smokes of the day before, all carefully dried and collected on the corner of the mantelpiece.
She now writes a regular agony column for the Independent, and a column for the Oldie.
Tom's musical career took off with stints on keyboards with bands such as The Squares and Agony Column, followed by a successful run of gigs with Pinups, securing a deal with Pete Waterman and gaining a place on the Radio 1 playlist.
Miss Lonelyhearts explains to his fiancee, Betty, what effect the agony column has had on him.
Share your weight dilemmas with me," says the headline on Anne's agony column.
Kitty, who lives in Marine Parade, Penarth, is a trained psychotherapist, a painter and sculptor, writes an agony column for the Swansea Evening Post and has written her first novel whilst studying for an MA.
Many moons ago, Dorothy Dix wrote an agony column in The Mirror.
I EXPLAINED in July that I was in a difficult position because bookshops had refused to stock my book, The 101 Sexiest, Craziest, Most Outrageous Agony Column Questions (And Answers) Of All Time.