Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: emerson
IPA transcription: ['ɛmɚsən]
Pronunciations of emerson
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Emerson, Ralph_Waldo_Emerson
    Meaning: United States writer and leading exponent of transcendentalism (1803-1882)
Usage examples
  • "Hitch your wagon to a star," said Emerson.
  • The greatest observer and commentator upon manners that ever wrote was Mr. Emerson.
  • It contained a pretty little green-bound copy of Emerson's Poems, with Katy's name and "To be read at sea," written on the flyleaf.
  • To get the final lilt of songs, To penetrate the inmost lore of poets--to know the mighty ones, Job, Homer, Eschylus, Dante, Shakespere, Tennyson, Emerson; To diagnose the shifting-delicate tints of love and pride and doubt-- to truly understand, To encompass these, the last keen faculty and entrance-price, Old age, and what it brings from all its past experiences.
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