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Shakespearean Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works; "Shakespearean plays"

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  • a Shakespearean scholar

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Shakespearean Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English author who wrote 37 plays and also 2 very long poems in his lifetime. He lived in Stratford-upon-Avon, in Warwickshire, England. His plays are still performed today. He is often quoted in modern writing.

By 1594 he was an actor in The Chamberlain's Men acting company.

His plays are of different kinds, or genres. There are histories, tragedies and comedies. These plays are among the best known in English literature and are studied in schools around the world. Shakespeare wrote his works between about 1590 and 1613.

Shakespeare has been credited for adding new words and phrases to the English language and for making some words more popular.



Shakespearean Sample Sentences in News


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