- agony column
- agony column ► NOUN Brit. informal ▪ a column in a newspaper or magazine offering advice on readers' personal problems.
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agony column — agony columns N COUNT In a British newspaper or magazine, the agony column contains letters from readers about their personal problems, and advice on what to do about them. [BRIT] Syn: advice column (in AM, use advice column) … English dictionary
agony column — agony .column n BrE a part of a newspaper or magazine in which someone gives advice to readers about their personal problems = ↑advice column … Dictionary of contemporary English
agony column — agony ,column noun count BRITISH an ADVICE COLUMN … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
agony column — noun a newspaper column devoted to personal problems • Hypernyms: ↑column, ↑editorial, ↑newspaper column * * * noun, pl ⋯ umns [count] Brit : ↑advice column * * * ˈagony column [agony column] … Useful english dictionary
agony column — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms agony column : singular agony column plural agony columns British a part of a newspaper or magazine where someone gives advice to people by answering letters about their problems. The American word is advice… … English dictionary
agony column — noun Date: 1863 1. chiefly British a newspaper column of personal advertisements relating especially to missing relatives or friends 2. chiefly British a newspaper column that includes letters from readers seeking personal advice and the… … New Collegiate Dictionary
agony column — a section or column in a newspaper containing advertisements by individuals seeking missing relatives or lost pets or possessions, announcing the end of a marriage, etc. [1860 65] * * * … Universalium
agony column — (British) advice column, regular advice feature (in a newspaper, magazine etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
agony column — noun Brit. informal a column in a newspaper or magazine offering advice on readers personal problems … English new terms dictionary
agony column — noun (C) BrE a part of a newspaper or magazine in which someone gives advice to readers about their personal problems; advice column AmE … Longman dictionary of contemporary English