Definition of Laurel and Hardy

1. Noun. United States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together.




Definition of Laurel and Hardy

1. Proper noun. Any duo who are so inept at practical tasks as to be humorous. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laurel And Hardy

Laudo
Laughton
Laugier
Laugier's hernia
Laugier's sign
Lauje
Laumonier
Laumonier's ganglion
Laundromat
Launois
Launois-Bensaude syndrome
Laura
Laurasia
Laurel
Laurel and Hardy (current term)
Laurels
Lauren
Laurence
Laurence Olivier
Laurence Stephen Lowry
Laurence Sterne
Laurens
Laurentian
Laurentius
Laurer
Lauretta
Lauri
Laurie

Literary usage of Laurel and Hardy

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

1. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive!by Robert White, Phyllis White by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"Think of the Laurel and Hardy comedies: most of the off-the-lot shooting in ... Another Laurel and Hardy film was County Hospital, which used the old City ..."

2. Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1990)
"This is an extremely troublesome problem, because it is not like confusing Laurel and Hardy in a movie in which the names are largely irrelevant. ..."

3. Lake District by Norman Buckley (2004)
"Laurel and Hardy Museum, King Street. Stanley Laurel, one half of what was, arguably, the world's greatest comedy duo, was born in Ulverston. ..."

4. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"... the Marx Brothers, Laurel and Hardy (who were labeled Herbert Gasser and Joseph Erlanger), Babe Ruth, WC Fields, Mae West, Mao Tse-tung, Sigmund Freud, ..."

5. London, England and Wales by David Arscott (1998)
"The picturesque little market town of Ulverston is the birthplace of Stan Laurel (1890-1965), commemorated in the Laurel and Hardy Museum. ..."

6. 54 by Wu Ming (2005)
"The Laurel and Hardy sketch drew everyone's attention. Zollo, unsure whether he should kill him there and then, or calmly later on, opted for the third ..."

7. Creating the New World: Stories & Images from the Dawn of the Atomic Age by Theodore Rockwell (2003)
"... climbing into a special type of Oak Ridge machinery, the "stretch car," which looked like something out of a Laurel and Hardy movie. It was a '39 Chevy, ..."

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