Definition of Presley

1. Noun. United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977).

Exact synonyms: Elvis Aron Presley, Elvis Presley
Generic synonyms: Rock Star

Definition of Presley

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Old English) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presley

President Polk
President Reagan
President Roosevelt
President Taft
President Taylor
President Theodore Roosevelt
President Truman
President Tyler
President Van Buren
President Washington
President William Henry Harrison
President Wilson
President of the United States
Presidential Directive
Presidents' Day
Presley (current term)
Pretty Good Privacy
Pretty Polly
Prevost's squirrel
Prevost reaction

Literary usage of Presley

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"Presley testified that, before he purchased from Carmichael, Marshall had ... He said he did not want Sol Presley to get it I did not want to buy the land, ..."

2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
"Presley NEVILLE TO GOVERNOR MIFFLIN. PITTSBURGH, May ye 2Mb, 1792. gIR:—On tuesday Morning a party of Indium, said to be about forty in number, ..."

3. Report of the Joint Select Committee Appointed to Inquire Into the Condition by Luke Potter Poland, John Scott (1872)
"I can mention this Ben Presley; Ben Presley is my nigh neighbor ; I know him by his walk and by his looks and by his motion; and when he first began to talk ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1881)
"Philadelphia: Presley Blakiston, 1880. WE venture to say that among the numerous medical publications issued during 1880, there has been none which will ..."

5. Men of Mark in America: Ideals of American Life Told in Biographies of edited by Merrill Edwards Gates (1906)
"... and chief of the bureau of medicine and surgery, was born near Culpeper, Virginia, July 14, 1852, son of Presley Morehead and Mary F. (Jones) Rixey. ..."

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