Definition of Peter lorre

1. Noun. United States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964).

Exact synonyms: Laszlo Lowestein, Lorre
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peter Lorre

Petaurists
Petaurus
Pete Seeger
Peter's gland
Peter's pence
Peter Abelard
Peter Alexander Ustinov
Peter Behrens
Peter Carl Faberge
Peter Carl Goldmark
Peter Cooper
Peter Goldmark
Peter I
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Peter Lorre
Peter Mark Roget
Peter Medawar
Peter Minnewit
Peter Minuit
Peter O'Toole
Peter Pan
Peter Pan collar
Peter Pan syndrome
Peter Pans
Peter Paul Mauser
Peter Paul Rubens
Peter Seamus O'Toole
Peter Seeger
Peter Sellers

Literary usage of Peter lorre

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1. Opposition and Dissent in Contemporary China by Peter R. Moody (1977)
"... Hsiao-p'ing,242 although if one looks at a picture of Teng (short, squat, grinning; peter lorre with a crew-cut) the analogy is not very compelling. ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... along —John Peden, quoted in NY Times, 26 May 1980 peter lorre and Sidney Greenstreet clones out to commit dastardly acts —Pat Sellers, US. 28 Sept. ..."

3. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive!by Robert White, Phyllis White by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"... Fleming (director of The Wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind), Griffith J. Griffith (donor of Griffith Park), John Huston, Jesse Las- ky, peter lorre, ..."

4. Berlin and Potsdam by Eva Apraku (2001)
"Werner Krauss and many others stood before the camera here. Future Hollywood stars Greta Garbo. Marlene Dietrich and peter lorre. among others. began their ..."

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