HyperDic: william_s]_gilbert

English > 1 sense of the expression William S. Gilbert:
NOUNperson William S. Gilbert, Gilbert, William Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William Gilberta librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
English > William S. 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 Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William 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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