Definition of Gluck

1. Noun. German composer of more than 100 operas (1714-1787).

Exact synonyms: Christoph Willibald Von Gluck
Generic synonyms: Composer



Definition of Gluck

1. Verb. (ambitransitive) To flow or cause to flow in a noisy series of spurts, as when liquid is emptied through the narrow neck of a bottle. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gluck

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gluck (current term)
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Literary usage of Gluck

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1. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"Mozart's career as an opera composer overlaps that of gluck. ... He arrived in Paris just in the heat of the excitement about gluck and his rival Piccinni, ..."

2. Musical Letters from Abroad: Including Detailed Accounts of the Birmingham by Lowell Mason (1854)
"Indeed, there are not a few who give gluck the highest place. His operas never fail to draw out the most intelligent musicians, and it is always regarded as ..."

3. Musical Letters from Abroad: Including Detailed Accounts of the Birmingham by Lowell Mason (1854)
"Indeed, there are not a few who give gluck the highest place. His operas never fail to draw out the most intelligent musicians, and it is always regarded as ..."

4. The History of Music to the Death of Schubert by John Knowles Paine (1907)
"CHAPTER XIX gluck Before the ascendency of gluck and Mozart, ... This wide departure from the original idea of a pure musical drama led gluck, ..."

5. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Biography: Embracing a Series of Original Memoirs by Elihu Rich, Lambert Lilly (1856)
"gluck was, however, gifted with a mind of no ordinary power, and he soon made his proficiency in music the means of placing himself above want. ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"After a short relapse into his earlier manner, gluck followed up his ... In his dedication of the score to the grand-duke of Tuscany, gluck has fully ..."

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