Hughes

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: Hughes

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n
United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
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n
United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)
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English poet (born in 1930)
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United States writer (1902-1967)
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: Hughes
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n United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)

Synonyms:
Howard Hughes, Howard Robard Hughes
Example of:
aeronaut, airman, aviator, flier, flyer
someone who operates an aircraft
film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker
a producer of motion pictures
industrialist
someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
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n United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)

Synonyms:
Charles Evans Hughes
Example of:
chief justice
the judge who presides over a supreme court
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n English poet (born in 1930)

Synonyms:
Edward James Hughes, Ted Hughes
Example of:
poet
a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
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n United States writer (1902-1967)

Synonyms:
James Langston Hughes, Langston Hughes
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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