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Definition of the noun agony aunt
What does agony aunt mean as a name of something?
- a newspaper columnist who answers questions and offers advice on personal problems to people who write in
Alternative definition of the noun agony aunt
- A writer of an advice column in a newspaper or other periodical.
- Someone who people commonly go to for advice about personal problems, often annoyingly so.
"Agony Aunt" is a musical single of Persil.
Agony aunt a.k.a. Advice Columnist is a job title.
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by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
¦ The Guardian, 24 July 1996 agony aunt; agony auntie ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
US, 1837 agony aunt; agony auntie noun a newspaper or magazine columnist who advises readers on questions of a personal nature; ...
by Ian Stuart-Hamilton
Agony aunt A woman who acts as a counsellor or adviser in dealing with people's personal problems. The term originally referred to a person paid to run an advice service on personal problems in a newspaper. Originally all such people were ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
agony aunt/ uncle Br. col./Am. advice columnist/ woman /or man/ who gives advice on readers' personal problems. agony column Br.
great pain agony aunt someone who gives ...
by Elizabeth Knowles
An agony aunt is the female author of a newspaper column providing such advice. Agony in the Garden the anguish of Christ in the Garden of GETHSEMANE, as in Luke 22:44; agony in this passage is used in Wyclif's translation. agora in ...
School Dictionary (1995)
by C. M. Schwarz
- noun agony aunt a person, usu a woman, who gives advice in an agony column . - noun agony column the part of a newspaper or magazine in which readers submit and receive advice about personal ...
by Maurice Waite
agony aunt n. Brit. informal a person who answers letters in an agony column.
Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane
aerial, agony aunt, agony column, airing cupboard, American football, and (as in "Try and get here before 4"), aquaplane, arse about/around, A/S level, assistant (sales clerk), attested milk, autumn In ...
Shorter Slang Dictionary (2003)
by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge
agony aunt the person who writes replies to readers' problems in an agony column. See also sob sister. agony column the lettersandanswers pageofa magazine,esp. a women's magazine, where advice ...
A Dictionary of Journalism (2014)
by Tony Harcup
agony aunt A * columnist for a newspaper or magazine who invites readers to write in about personal problems, very often involving relationships or sex in one way or another, ...
by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
Agony aunt: Someone who writes an agony column. Air chief marshal: Someone who has a high rank in the British air force. Air commodore: Someone who has a high rank in the British air force. Aircraft man: Someone who has a low rank in ...
by C. D. Rose
Cyr;and penning an agony aunt column as Phyllis Delphia. It wasa fewyears after ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
Columbian capital—Bogotá Columbus's flagship—Santa Maria Column—pillar Column of rising air used by gliders—thermal Column support—pedestal Columnist dealing with people's problems—agony aunt Coma—stupor Comb— curry ...
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