n. family name; William Topaz McGonagall (1825-1902), poet who is well-known as the worst poet in the English language

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • McGonagall — (1830–1902) a Scottish poet. His poems show no skill or understanding of poetry but are very popular and funny as a result. An example is his Address to the Rev George Gilfillan: All hail to the Rev George Gilfillan of Dundee, He is the greatest… …   Universalium

  • McGonagall — /məˈgɒnəgəl/ (say muh gonuhguhl) noun William, 1830–?1902, Scottish writer of doggerel …   Australian English dictionary

  • McGonagall, William Topaz — (1825 1902)    He has the reputation of being the writer of the worst poetry in the English language. He was born in Edinburgh of Irish parentage and for a while the family lived in South Ronaldsay, Orkney, where the father was a peddler. William …   British and Irish poets

  • William McGonagall — ➡ McGonagall * * * …   Universalium

  • William McGonagall — William Topaz McGonagall (1825 ndash; 29 September, 1902) was a Scottish weaver, actor and poet. He is comically renowned as one of the worst poets in the English language. Life and poetry Born in Edinburgh, of Irish parentage, McGonagall was… …   Wikipedia

  • William Topaz McGonagall — Nombre William Topaz McGonagall Nacimiento 1825 …   Wikipedia Español

  • William McGonagall — William Topaz McGonagall (29 septembre 1825 1902) était un tisserand, acteur et poète écossais. Il est renommé, de manière comique, pour être le pire poète de langue anglaise. Sommaire 1 Biographie et style littéraire 1.1 Une vocation tardive …   Wikipédia en Français

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