HyperDic: williams

English > 6 senses of the word Williams:
NOUNperson Williams, Hank Williams, Hiram Williams, Hiram King WilliamsUnited States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
person Williams, Sir Bernard Williams, Bernard Arthur Owen WilliamsEnglish philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
person Williams, William Carlos WilliamsUnited States poet (1883-1963)
person Williams, Ted Williams, Theodore Samuel WilliamsUnited States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
person Williams, Roger WilliamsEnglish clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism
person Williams, Tennessee Williams, Thomas Lanier WilliamsUnited States playwright (1911-1983)
Williams > pronunciation
Soundswih'lyahmz
RhymesAdams ... Tums: 5 rhymes with ahmz...
English > Williams: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953).
SynonymsHank Williams, Hiram Williams, Hiram King Williams
Instance ofsinger, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliserA person who sings
songwriter, songster, ballad makerA composer of words / words or music for popular songs
SpanishHank Williams
CatalanHank Williams
English > Williams: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003).
SynonymsSir Bernard Williams, Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
Instance ofphilosopherA specialist in philosophy
SpanishBernard Arthur Owen Williams
English > Williams: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States poet (1883-1963).
SynonymWilliam Carlos Williams
Instance ofpoetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishWilliam Carlos Williams, Williams
CatalanWilliam Carlos Williams, Williams
English > Williams: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002).
SynonymsTed Williams, Theodore Samuel Williams
Instance ofballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
SpanishTed Williams
CatalanTed Williams
English > Williams: 6 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningEnglish clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683).
SynonymRoger Williams
Instance ofclergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
settler, colonistA person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
SpanishRoger Williams
CatalanRoger Williams
English > Williams: 6 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningUnited States playwright (1911-1983).
SynonymsTennessee Williams, Thomas Lanier Williams
Instance ofdramatist, playwrightsomeone who writes plays
SpanishTennessee Williams, Thomas Lanier Williams, Williams
CatalanTennessee Williams

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