Arbuthnot, Mr

Arbuthnot, Mr

. cliché expert who spoke exclusively in the clichés of each subject on which he was interviewed. [Am. Lit.: Frank Sullivan columns in The New Yorker]
See: Satire
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Kemble Gerald Arbuthnot, Mr. Terry Farquhar, Butler, Mr.