Definition of Garbo

1. Noun. United States film actress (born in Sweden) known for her reclusiveness (1905-1990).

Exact synonyms: Greta Garbo, Greta Louisa Gustafsson
Generic synonyms: Actress



Definition of Garbo

1. Noun. (Australia informal) A rubbish collector. ¹

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Definition of Garbo

1. a dustman [n -S] - See also: dustman

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Literary usage of Garbo

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1. Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture by Leo Wiener (1921)
"Even in Tuscany there is an enormous difference between Garbo wool and wool ... In Siena lana di garbo is apparently placed far above all other kinds of ..."

2. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Acquired in 1751. Engraved by CG Schultze ; Cardon.—Vosmaer, 442. Garbo ... Beal name Capponi, but commonly called del Garbo (the Graceful). ..."

3. Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects by Giorgio Vasari, Jonathan Foster (1871)
"The pictures of Visino were painted about the year 1515. THE FLORENTINE PAINTER, RAFFAELLINO DEL Garbo. [BORN 1473—DIED 1524.] RAFFAELLO DEL Garbo, having ..."

4. History of Painting by Karl Woermann (1885)
"... del Garbo^ born in 1466, died in 1524, was a pupil of Filippino Lippi's, and an instance of a painter who, after promising great things, ..."

5. Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy: Including the Papal States, Rome by John Murray (Firm) (1843)
"At the high altar is a picture attributed to Perugino. by Raffaellino del Garbo, the accomplished scholar of Lippi ; the altar- piece is a charming work of ..."

6. Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture by Leo Wiener (1921)
"Even in Tuscany there is an enormous difference between Garbo wool and wool ... In Siena lana di garbo is apparently placed far above all other kinds of ..."

7. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Acquired in 1751. Engraved by CG Schultze ; Cardon.—Vosmaer, 442. Garbo ... Beal name Capponi, but commonly called del Garbo (the Graceful). ..."

8. Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects by Giorgio Vasari, Jonathan Foster (1871)
"The pictures of Visino were painted about the year 1515. THE FLORENTINE PAINTER, RAFFAELLINO DEL Garbo. [BORN 1473—DIED 1524.] RAFFAELLO DEL Garbo, having ..."

9. History of Painting by Karl Woermann (1885)
"... del Garbo^ born in 1466, died in 1524, was a pupil of Filippino Lippi's, and an instance of a painter who, after promising great things, ..."

10. Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy: Including the Papal States, Rome by John Murray (Firm) (1843)
"At the high altar is a picture attributed to Perugino. by Raffaellino del Garbo, the accomplished scholar of Lippi ; the altar- piece is a charming work of ..."

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