Definition of Four-minute man

1. Noun. Someone who has run the mile in less that 4 minutes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Four-minute Man

four-in-hand
four-in-hands
four-lane
four-leaf
four-leaf clover
four-leaf clovers
four-leaved
four-legged
four-letter Anglo-Saxon word
four-letter word
four-letter words
four-lined leaf bug
four-lined plant bug
four-master
four-membered
four-minute man (current term)
four-momenta
four-momentum
four-o'clock
four-o'clock family
four-on-the-floor
four-part harmony
four-party
four-peat
four-penny nail
four-ply
four-point Calvinist
four-point Calvinists
four-poster
four-posters

Literary usage of Four-minute man

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1. A History of Wayne County in the World War and in the Wars of the Past by Edward Harry Hauenstein (1919)
"Each Four-Minute man constructed his own address, getting his information from bulletins furnished for each campaign by the Committee on Public Information. ..."

2. What Every American Should Know about the War: A Series of Studies by the edited by Montaville Flowers (1918)
"... arriving late for my daily duties, and addressed sixty-five people. That same night, one block away, the local Four Minute Man, who left home after ..."

3. Who's who in Finance and Banking by John William Leonard (1922)
"Member of county committee on Liberty Loan Drives, also a Four Minute Man. Dir. School District No. 4 Dolores Public Schools. Knight of Pythias. ..."

4. Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 by Frank Marshall Eastman (1922)
"Judge Koch and his son Roscoe R. were very active in conducting Liberty Loan campaigns and similar drives at home, and Judge Koch was a four minute man. ..."

5. United States Lawn Tennis Association and the World War by Paul Benjamin Williams, George W. Grupp, John A. Ferris (1921)
"... hundreds of "movie" houses in New York, and the other pins, one for each Four Minute Man. Brooklyn proved a trial of patience for its street system (? ..."

6. United States Lawn Tennis Association and the World War by Paul Benjamin Williams, George W. Grupp, John A. Ferris (1921)
"... hundreds of "movie" houses in New York, and the other pins, one for each Four Minute Man. Brooklyn proved a trial of patience for its street system (? ..."

7. United States Lawn Tennis Association and the World War by Paul Benjamin Williams, George W. Grupp, John A. Ferris (1921)
"... hundreds of "movie" houses in New York, and the other pins, one for each Four Minute Man. Brooklyn proved a trial of patience for its street system (? ..."

8. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the by Charles Newell Boyd, Waldo Selden Pratt (1920)
"During the war as a 'Four-Minute Man' he addressed over 300000 people. [ R.8 ] COOMBS, CHARLES WHITNEY (Dec. ..."

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