Definition of Dorothy Parker from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Dorothy Parker

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(1893-1967) a US writer of humorous poems and short stories. She was also a critic (= person who writes opinions about plays, films and books) for The New Yorker (1927-33), and a member of the Algonquin Round Table. Parker's best-known short story was Big Blonde (1933).
Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses.
Dorothy Parker