Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [θ'ɔɹp]
meaning of the word
Thorpe, Jim_Thorpe, James_Francis_Thorpe
outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
"Pray, pray stop, Mr. Thorpe.
"You croaking fellow!" cried Thorpe.
"Isabella, my brother, and Mr. Thorpe, I declare!
It was, "Have you ever read 'Udolpho,' Mr. Thorpe?"
"And I think," he said, "you gave me Mr. Thorpe's address?" Mr. Thorpe was the secretary.
She saw them both looking back at her. "Stop, stop, Mr. Thorpe," she impatiently cried; "it is Miss Tilney; it is indeed.
"Not they indeed," cried Thorpe; "for, as we turned into Broad Street, I saw them--does he not drive a phaeton with bright chestnuts?"
John Thorpe was soon with them, and his voice was with them yet sooner, for on the stairs he was calling out to Miss Morland to be quick.
He has his vanities as well as Miss Thorpe, and the chief difference is, that, having a stronger head, they have not yet injured himself.
They exchanged visits frequently when the duties of both permitted, and the Doctor reflected that, when Ralph came, Thorpe would be lonely.