Definition of Fred Skinner
1. Noun. United States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990).
Generic synonyms: Psychologist
Derivative terms: Skinnerian
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Literary usage of Fred Skinner
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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1846)
"... down the quadrant, and taking up the trumpet, answered : ' The good schooner Mary С , Captain Fred. Skinner, from Philadelphia, bound to Rio de Janeiro. ..."
2. From Vauquois Hill to Exermont: A History of the Thirty-fifth Division of by Clair Kenamore (1919)
"... Fred Skinner, Henry C. Sams, Lester L. Shook, Perry O. Tromer, William S. Tinnemeyer, John HF Trear, Patrick Talbott, Henry W. Tabler, Ivan E. Varner, ..."
3. Reminiscences of a Mosby Guerilla by John William Munson (1906)
"The morning of my arrival there I found the office pretty well filled with these officers, and among them General Pickett and old Colonel Fred, Skinner. ..."