Definitions of Lear
  1. noun
    the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
    synonyms: King Lear
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    character, fictional character, fictitious character
    an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
  2. noun
    British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    synonyms: Edward Lear
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    artist, creative person
    a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    humorist, humourist
    someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
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