John Wilkes Booth

Definitions of John Wilkes Booth
  1. noun
    United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
    synonyms: Booth
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    actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian
    a theatrical performer
    assassin, assassinator, bravo
    a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
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