Definition of Garrick

1. Noun. English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779).

Exact synonyms: David Garrick
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian



Definition of Garrick

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English habitational from=Old English dot=) from ''Garwick'' in Lincolnshire. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname A=An English patronymic from=given names dot=) from the (etyl gem) ''ger'' + ''ric'' - ''spear power''. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), transferred from the surnames. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garrick

Gariel's pessary
Garifuna
Garifune
Garinagu
Garland
Garland's triangle
Garnett
Garnier
Garonne
Garonne River
Garratt
Garratts
Garre's disease
Garre's osteomyelitis
Garrett
Garrick (current term)
Garrisonian
Garrulinae
Garrulus
Garry
Garry oak
Garside
Garth
Gartner
Gartner's bacillus
Gartner's method

Literary usage of Garrick

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"For a time, at least, " the drama's patrons " •were content with the higher entertainment furnished them ; in the end Garrick had to " please " them, ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Garrick set out from Lichfield 2 March 1736-7, and on the 9th of the month ... Garrick wrote an epilogue to the ' Mock Doctor,' which was inserted in the ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"ID person, Garrick was a little below middle height; in his later years he ... Johnson, of whose various and often merely churlish remarks on Garrick and ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"For a time, at least, " the drama's patrons " •were content with the higher entertainment furnished them ; in the end Garrick had to " please " them, ..."

5. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Garrick set out from Lichfield 2 March 1736-7, and on the 9th of the month ... Garrick wrote an epilogue to the ' Mock Doctor,' which was inserted in the ..."

6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"ID person, Garrick was a little below middle height; in his later years he ... Johnson, of whose various and often merely churlish remarks on Garrick and ..."

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