Parkinson

Definitions of Parkinson
  1. noun
    English surgeon (1755-1824)
    synonyms: James Parkinson
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    example of:
    operating surgeon, sawbones, surgeon
    a physician who specializes in surgery
  2. noun
    British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
    synonyms: C. Northcote Parkinson, Cyril Northcote Parkinson
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    example of:
    historian, historiographer
    a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
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