Definition of Sinclair

1. Noun. United States writer whose novels argued for social reform (1878-1968).

Exact synonyms: Upton Beall Sinclair, Upton Sinclair
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



2. Noun. English electrical engineer who founded a company that introduced many innovative products (born in 1940).

Definition of Sinclair

1. Proper noun. (surname Scottish from=given names dot=), that of a clan, derived from St Claire to whom their churches were dedicated. ¹

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinclair

Simulium ornatum
Simulium rugglesi
Simurgh
Sina
Sinai
Sinai Desert
Sinai Peninsula
Sinaloa
Sinanthropus
Sinapis alba
Sinapis arvensis
Sinatra
Sinbad
Sinbad the Sailor
Sinclair (current term)
Sinclair Lewis
Sindarin
Sindbis fever
Sindbis virus
Sindh
Sindhi
Sinead
Sinendé
Sinequan
Singan
Singapore
Singapore dollar
Singapore dollars
Singaporean

Literary usage of Sinclair

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1. The Bookman (1911)
"Mr. Sinclair has never veiled his personal struggles from publicity and hence it ... Mr. Sinclair does not seem to realise the husband and wife of his novel ..."

2. Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United by George Edward Cokayne (1896)
"1488/9, reciting that his grandfather and father " Lordis Sinclair for the ... Ht is also spoken of as " the deceased William, Lord Sinclair," in the aela ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Action by AD Sinclair against Б. P. Teal nnd others. Judgment for defendants, and plaintiff appeals. Affirmed. Fred J. Coxe, for appellant Robinson & Caudle ..."

4. The Men who Make Our Novels by Charles Crittenton Baldwin (1919)
"But has Punch ever made mention of Mr. Upton Sinclair? ... Concerning Mr. Sinclair there is a conspiracy—I have his word for it. ..."

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