HyperDic: harris

English > 6 senses of the word Harris:
NOUNperson Harris, Joel Harris, Joel Chandler HarrisUnited States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
person Harris, Zellig Harris, Zellig Sabbatai HarrisUnited States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
person Harris, Townsend HarrisUnited States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
person Harris, Frank Harris, James Thomas HarrisIrish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)
person Harris, Bomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers HarrisBritish marshal of the Royal Air Force
person Harris, Benjamin Harrispublisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713)
Harris > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > Harris: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908).
SynonymsJoel Harris, Joel Chandler Harris
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishJoel Chandler Harris
CatalanJoel Chandler Harris
English > Harris: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992).
SynonymsZellig Harris, Zellig Sabbatai Harris
Instance oflinguist, polyglotA person who speaks more than one language
SpanishZellig Harris
CatalanZellig Harris
English > Harris: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878).
SynonymTownsend Harris
Instance ofdiplomat, diplomatistAn official engaged in international negotiations
SpanishTownsend Harris
CatalanTownsend Harris
English > Harris: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningIrish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931).
SynonymsFrank Harris, James Thomas Harris
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishFrank Harris
CatalanFrank Harris
English > Harris: 6 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningBritish marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984).
SynonymsBomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers Harris
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
marshal, marshall(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
English > Harris: 6 senses > noun 6, person
Meaningpublisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713).
SynonymBenjamin Harris
Instance ofpublisher, newspaper publisherThe proprietor of a newspaper

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