Definition of Cagney
1. Noun. United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
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Literary usage of Cagney
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1890)
"By JAMES cagney, MA, MD, Demonstrator of Anatomy, St Mary's, Physician to Out-Patients' Hospital for Epilepsy and Paralysis, Regent's Park. ..."
2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1890)
"Translated from the Second German Edition by JAMES cagney, MA, MD With an Appendix by WILLIAM STIRLING, MD, Sc.D. London: Charles Griffin & Co. 1890. 8vo. ..."
3. The Clinical Journal (1897)
"In reply to Dr. cagney, Dr. SWAINSON said there had been no pain in the ... Dr. cagney said that personally he attached more importance to the loss of the ..."
4. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1906)
"JJ cagney. See answer to V 25. FRANK B. RAE, JR. Better spend same amount of money in permanent painted signs ... See answers to V 26 and V 27. JJ cagney. ..."