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Wentworth, Harold 1904-1965

Overview
Works: 23 works in 213 publications in 6 languages and 4,765 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, în
Classifications: PE2846, 427.09
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Most widely held works by Harold Wentworth
Dictionary of American slang by Harold Wentworth( Book )

115 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 3,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 2000 brand-new slang terms and familiar expressions that have acquired new meanings appear in the supplement. Altogether the volume contains more than 22,000 definitions
American dialect dictionary by Harold Wentworth( Book )

26 editions published between 1944 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Definitions and quotations, mainly of localisms, regionalisms, provincialisms, accompanied by examples of use, date and place
The pocket dictionary of American slang : a popular abridgement of the Dictionary of American slang by Harold Wentworth( Book )

35 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grosset Webster dictionary by Charles P Chadsey( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1978 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grosset Webster large-type dictionary( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publications by the faculty of West Virginia university, 1939-1944: a bibliography by Harold Wentworth by West Virginia University( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend-words in English by Harold Wentworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zui xin Meiguo li yu ci dian by Harold Wentworth( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of American slang : With a suppl. by Stuart B. Flexner by Harold Wentworth( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words : the new illustrated dictionary by Charles P Chadsey( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Harold Wentworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend-words in English : glossaries illustrative of linguistic growth by Harold Wentworth( )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words: the new dictionary; new simplified definitions, pronunciations at a glance, self-testing language builder, handbook for secretaries, maps and essential tables by Charles P Chadsey( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend-Words in English. An abstract of a thesis, etc by Harold Wentworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems, 1920-1960 by Harold Wentworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend-words in English by Harold Wentworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dictionary of American Slang. Compiled and edited by H. Wentworth ... and S.B. Flexner by Harold Wentworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Publications] by Harold Wentworth( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Harold Wentworth papers by Harold Wentworth( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence with colleagues and others concerning language, literature, various teaching positions, and activities of the College English Association, the Modern Language Association, the American Dialect Society, and other professional organizations. Other items concern Wentworth's American Dialect Dictionary, his student days, his instructorship at Cornell, manuscripts of poetry, diaries, and personal expense accounts
New dictionary of American slang by Robert L Chapman( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In linguistics, where definitions at best are often imprecise, those of slang terms are notoriously hard to establish. Recorded slang emerged from the special languages of sub-cultures and never stops evolving. Since the publication of the classic Dictionary of American Slang, on which this new dictionary is partially based, many changes have taken place
 
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