Uncle Remus

NOUN
  1. the fictional storyteller of tales written in the Black Vernacular and set in the South; the tales were first collected and published in book form in 1880
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How To Use Uncle Remus In A Sentence

  • “‘And yourself, she thought in her nainsook, you want him to be Uncle Remus goes to war, then the old happy fishing patriot.’” Miracles, Inc.
  • He couldn't help thinking of one of those amiable, rumpled bears out of Uncle Remus. SIGNIFICANT OTHERS
  • Brer Tarrypin, "continued Uncle Remus, in a tone at once confidential and argumentative," wern't much bigger'n de pa'm er my han ', en it look mighty funny fer ter year' im braggin ''bout how he kin outpull Brer B'ar. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings: The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation. By Joel Chandler Harris. With Illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser
  • He's a gwineter regelate de wedder," replied Uncle Remus, sententiously. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings: The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation. By Joel Chandler Harris. With Illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser
  • a moment, and then, seeing that Uncle Remus paid no attention to her, she sat down and picked at her fingers with an air quite in contrast to her usual "uppishness," as Uncle Remus called it. Nights With Uncle Remus Myths and Legends of the Old Plantation
  • Youer talkin ''bout deze yer sparrers, w'ich dey er all head, en' lev'm un makes one mouffle, † I speck," suggested Uncle Remus. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings: The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation. By Joel Chandler Harris. With Illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser
  • Unlike John Henry, Uncle Remus was an old, docile, and desexualized African American man who told stories to children.
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