HyperDic: philip_marlowe

English > 1 sense of the expression Philip Marlowe:
NOUNperson Philip Marlowe, Marlowetough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler
English > Philip Marlowe: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningtough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler.
SynonymMarlowe
Instance offictional character, fictitious character, characterAn imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
SpanishPhilip Marlowe
CatalanPhilip Marlowe

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