HyperDic: sir_william_gilbert

English > 1 sense of the expression Sir William Gilbert:
NOUNperson Sir William Gilbert, Gilbert, William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilberta librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
English > Sir William Gilbert: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911).
SynonymsGilbert, William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert
Instance oflibrettistauthor of words to be set to music in an opera or operetta
poetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishGilberto, William Gilbert
CatalanGilbert, William Gilbert

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