HyperDic: burns

English > 2 senses of the word Burns:
NOUNperson Burns, George Burns, Nathan BirnbaumUnited States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)
person Burns, Robert Burnscelebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796)
Burns > pronunciation
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English > Burns: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States comedian and film actor (1896-1996).
SynonymsGeorge Burns, Nathan Birnbaum
Instance ofcomedian, comicA professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
vaudevillianA performer who works in vaudeville
SpanishGeorge Burns, Nathan Birnbaum
CatalanGeorge Burns, Nathan Birnbaum
English > Burns: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningcelebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796).
SynonymRobert Burns
Instance ofpoetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishBurns, Robert Burns
CatalanBurns, Robert Burns

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