Mitchell

Primary Meanings of Mitchell

1.
n
United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)
2.
n
United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)
3.
n
United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)
4.
n
United States labor leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)
5.
n
English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
6.
n
United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
Full Definitions of Mitchell
1

n United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)

Synonyms:
Margaret Mitchell, Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
2

n United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)

Synonyms:
Maria Mitchell
Example of:
astronomer, stargazer, uranologist
a physicist who studies astronomy
3

n United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)

Synonyms:
Arthur Mitchell
Example of:
dancer, professional dancer, terpsichorean
a performer who dances professionally
4

n United States labor leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)

Synonyms:
John Mitchell
Example of:
labor leader
a leader of a labor movement
5

n English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)

Synonyms:
R. J. Mitchell, Reginald Joseph Mitchell
Example of:
aeronautical engineer
an engineer concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
6

n United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)

Synonyms:
Billy Mitchell, William Mitchell
Example of:
aeronaut, airman, aviator, flier, flyer
someone who operates an aircraft
full general, general
a general officer of the highest rank

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