Definition of Shirer

1. Noun. United States broadcast journalist who was in Berlin at the outbreak of World War II (1904-1993).

Exact synonyms: William Lawrence Shirer
Generic synonyms: Journalist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shirer

Shina
Shine-Dalgarno sequence
Shine Dalgarno region
Shingon
Shining Path
Shinto
Shintoism
Shintoist
Shintoistic
Shintoists
Shipley-Hartford scale
Shipot
Shiraz
Shirburnian
Shirburnians
Shirer (current term)
Shirgah
Shirime
Shirl
Shirley
Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple Black
Shirley sauce
Shirodkar's operation
Shirodkar operation
Shirshak
Shiva
Shivaism
Shivaist

Literary usage of Shirer

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"WILLIAM L. Shirer, Berlin—Well, as to censorship—we have a war-time censorship here. I can't tell you things that the enemy would like to know, ..."

2. War Poetry of the South by William Gilmore Simms (1867)
"BY J. MARION Shirer. I AM sitting alone by a fire That glimmers on Sugar Loaf's height, But before I to rest shall retire And put out the fast fading light- ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"Mr. Shirer : Mr President and Members : I beg leave to submit to you my report from ... BY A. Shirer (Dayton, O.). The past year has been one of extremes. ..."

4. The Story of the Arndts: The Life, Antecedents and Descendants of Bernhard by John Stover Arndt, Warren Smedley Ely (1922)
"LERTA URSULA Shirer, bom 1899; died at age of six months. 748. VERNA ADALINE Shirer, born Jan. 10, 1002. ALBERT ABRAHAM ARNDT (376), son of Abraham and Ada- ..."

5. Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Determined by the Supreme Court of the by Iowa Supreme Court, Nathaniel B. Raymond, Benjamin I. Salinger, W. W. Cornwall, Ulysses Grant Whitney, Richard Reichmann, Frederick F. Faville, Charles H. Scholz, Charles W. Barlow (1921)
"Jacobs had employed Shirer to put in a plumbing job for him, at a contract ... The performance of this contract by Shirer was in progress when Shirer issued ..."

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