Definition of Parker

1. Noun. United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955).

2. Noun. United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967).
Exact synonyms: Dorothy Parker, Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Parker

1. n. The keeper of a park.

Definition of Parker

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for a gamekeeper. ¹

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

3. Noun. A Parker™ pen. ¹

4. Noun. a park-keeper ¹

5. Noun. someone who parks a motor vehicle ¹

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Definition of Parker

1. one that parks [n -S] - See also: parks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parker

Paris syndrome
Paris yellow
Park's aneurysm
Park-Williams bacillus
Park-Williams fixative
Park Ave.
Park Avenue
Parker (current term)
Parker-Kerr suture
Parker House roll
Parkes process
Parkia javanica
Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's facies
Parkinson's law

Literary usage of Parker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Spec 118:727 Je SO '17 Parker, Flora E. Measurement of composition in ... Playground 10:32-3 Ap '16 Parker, George Howard Critical survey of the sense of ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Parker, Louis Napoleon, 1852- Mavourneen. See Mavourneen (drama) Parker, Lulu G. City reviews its youth. Am City 15:137-9 Ag '16 Parker, Robert Allerton ..."

3. Who's who by Henry Robert Addison, Charles Henry Oakes, William John Lawson, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1897)
"94 Eaton Square, SW Parker, Hon. John Holford, 3rd s. of 3rd Earl of ... 94 Eaton Square, W. Parker, Lady Mary Theresa, d. of 3rd Earl of Morley ; li. 1881. ..."

4. Annual Report by American Tract Society (1854)
"Parker, Oscar Ellis, East Bloomfield, Conn. Parker, Miss Julia ... Parker, Miss Caroline Mulford, New Haven, Conn Parker, Lydia Maria, New Haven, Corm. ..."

5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1895)
"Richard Parker at the Roost, Blackbeard came there two or three times, ... He wrote letters to Mr. Parker, telling him that Miss Nelly was sick. ..."

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