HyperDic: witherspoon

English > 1 sense of the word Witherspoon:
NOUNperson Witherspoon, John WitherspoonAmerican Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794)
Witherspoon > pronunciation
Soundswih'dherspuw.n
Rhymesafternoon ... typhoon: 64 rhymes with uwn...
English > Witherspoon: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAmerican Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794).
SynonymJohn Witherspoon
Instance ofAmerican Revolutionary leaderA nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
educator, pedagogue, pedagogsomeone who educates young people

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