Definition of Rex Stout from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Rex Stout

 
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(1896-1975) a US writer of more than 70 popular mystery stories. Most of them were about Nero Wolfe, a fat detective and his assistant Archie Godwin. They include Malice in Wonderland (1940), Royal Flush (1965) and Three Aces (1971). see also detective story