Allen

Primary Meanings of Allen

1.
n
a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)
2.
n
United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
3.
n
United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
Full Definitions of Allen
1

n a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)

Synonyms:
Ethan Allen
Example of:
soldier
an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
2

n United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)

Synonyms:
Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen, Gracie, Gracie Allen
Example of:
comedienne
a female comedian
3

n United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)

Synonyms:
Allen Stewart Konigsberg, Woody Allen
Example of:
actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian
a theatrical performer
film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker
a producer of motion pictures

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