Wodehouse

(redirected from Wodehousian)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Wodehouse

Sir P(elham) G(renville). 1881--1975, US author, born in England. His humorous novels of upper-class life in England include the Psmith and Jeeves series
References in periodicals archive ?
Bemelmans never approaches that Wodehousian level of storyline or ear for language.
ON FIRST acquaintance,Henry Robin Ian Russell, the14th Duke of Bedford, would have seemed an aristocrat drawn from an earlier, almost Wodehousian,age when the toffs accepted a certain style of life as an ancient right.
However, the fact remains that for all his Wodehousian appearance and demeanour, Hastings has great perception, common to all great newsmen.
And yet Massingberd, during his 1986-1994 tenure as obituaries editor for The Daily Telegraph, applied a Wodehousian aesthetic--call it the Blandings sublime--to such good effect that the once-ignored column attracted a cult following and spawned no less than five bestselling anthologies, of which the current volume purportedly represents la creme de la creme.