HyperDic: lewis

English > 6 senses of the word Lewis:
NOUNperson Lewis, Jerry Lee LewisUnited States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
person Lewis, Carl Lewis, Frederick Carleton LewisUnited States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
person Lewis, Meriwether LewisUnited States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809)
person Lewis, John L. Lewis, John Llewelly LewisUnited States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969)
person Lewis, Sinclair Lewis, Harry Sinclair LewisUnited States novelist who satirized middle-class America in his novel Main Street (1885-1951)
person Lewis, C. S. Lewis, Clive Staples LewisEnglish critic and novelist
Lewis > pronunciation
Soundsluw'ihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > Lewis: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935).
SynonymJerry Lee Lewis
Instance ofpianist, piano playerA person who plays the piano
rock starA famous singer of rock music
SpanishJerry Lee Lewis
CatalanJerry Lee Lewis
English > Lewis: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961).
SynonymsCarl Lewis, Frederick Carleton Lewis
Instance ofjumperAn athlete who competes at jumping
sprintersomeone who runs a short distance at top speed
SpanishCarl Lewis
CatalanCarl Lewis
English > Lewis: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809).
SynonymMeriwether Lewis
Instance ofexplorer, adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
SpanishMeriwether Lewis
CatalanMeriwether Lewis
English > Lewis: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969).
SynonymsJohn L. Lewis, John Llewelly Lewis
Instance oflabor leaderA leader of a labor movement
SpanishJohn L. Lewis
CatalanJohn L. Lewis
English > Lewis: 6 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States novelist who satirized middle-class America in his novel Main Street (1885-1951).
SynonymsSinclair Lewis, Harry Sinclair Lewis
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishHarry Sinclair Lewis, Lewis, Sinclair Lewis
CatalanSinclair Lewis
English > Lewis: 6 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningEnglish critic and novelist; author of theological works and of books for children (1898-1963).
SynonymsC. S. Lewis, Clive Staples Lewis
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishClive Staples Lewis, C. S. Lewis, Lewis
CatalanClive Staples Lewis, C. S. Lewis, Lewis

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