Robinson

Primary Meanings of Robinson

1.
n
United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
2.
n
United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
3.
n
English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
4.
n
United States poet; author of narrative verse (1869-1935)
5.
n
United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)
6.
n
United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
7.
n
Irish playwright and theater manager in Dublin (1886-1958)
Full Definitions of Robinson
1

n United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)

Synonyms:
Jack Roosevelt Robinson, Jackie Robinson
Example of:
ballplayer, baseball player
an athlete who plays baseball
2

n United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)

Synonyms:
Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson, Walker Smith
Example of:
gladiator, prizefighter
a professional boxer
3

n English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)

Synonyms:
Robert Robinson, Sir Robert Robinson
Example of:
chemist
a scientist who specializes in chemistry
4

n United States poet; author of narrative verse (1869-1935)

Synonyms:
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Example of:
poet
a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
5

n United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)

Synonyms:
James Harvey Robinson
Example of:
historian, historiographer
a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
6

n United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)

Synonyms:
Edward G. Robinson, Edward Goldenberg Robinson
Example of:
actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian
a theatrical performer
7

n Irish playwright and theater manager in Dublin (1886-1958)

Synonyms:
Esme Stuart Lennox Robinson, Lennox Robinson
Example of:
dramatist, playwright
someone who writes plays

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