Definition of Cary Grant

1. Noun. United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986).

Exact synonyms: Grant
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cary Grant

Carthamus tinctorius
Carthusian order
Carum carvi
Carus' circle
Carus' curve
Carvallo's sign
Cary Grant (current term)
Carya aquatica
Carya cordiformis
Carya glabra
Carya illinoensis
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Carya laciniosa
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Carya tomentosa
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Literary usage of Cary Grant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. 54 by Wu Ming (2005)
"Cary Grant was completely transformed, he spoke in a very heavy English accent, ... Cary Grant was Archie Leach. Cary watched his own past like a 35 mm film ..."

2. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive!by Robert White, Phyllis White by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"In the 1930s, Gloria Swanson, Humphrey - Bogart, Noah Beery Jr., Claudette Colbert and Cary Grant were fans of the Miramar's nightclub. ..."

3. Georgia and the Carolinas by Norman Renouf, Kathy Renouf (1999)
"The Cary Grant and The John Wayne packages, at $175 and $95, have been especially designed with you in mind. Have you been saving your pennies for a ..."

4. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"Cary Grant, 1904-1986 ~ To let oneself be bound by a duty from the moment you see it approaching is part of the integrity that alone justifies ..."

5. California by John Gottberg (1999)
"... and Cary Grant lived at No. 1038. The most-visited landmark along this strip is the Santa Monica Pier. built in 1909 and recently revitalized to the ..."

6. Canada: Pacific Coast, the Rockies, Prairie Provinces, and the Territories by Nicola Förg (1998)
"From Prince Rainer of Monaco to Alfred Hitchcock. Elizabeth II to Cary Grant. Clint Eastwood to Bing Crosby - all, ..."

7. Baseball Goes to War by William B. Mead (1998)
"In Los Angeles, Count Haugwitz-Reventlow sued his former wife, Barbara Hutton, by then the wife of Cary Grant. The suit sought control of the education and ..."

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