Definition of Gibson

1. Noun. United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the 'Gibson girl' (1867-1944).

Exact synonyms: C. D. Gibson, Charles Dana Gibson
Generic synonyms: Illustrator

2. Noun. Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956).

3. Noun. United States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003).
Exact synonyms: Althea Gibson
Generic synonyms: Tennis Player

Definition of Gibson

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English and Scottish patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Proper noun. A manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars. ¹

3. Noun. A vodka martini garnished with cocktail onions. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

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Definition of Gibson

1. a martini served with a tiny onion [n -S]

Gibson Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gibson

Gibbs' theorem
Gibbs-Donnan equilibrium
Gibbs-Helmholtz equation
Gibbs energy of activation
Gibbs free energy
Gibney's boot
Gibney's fixation bandage
Gibraltar fever
Gibson's bandage
Gibson Desert
Gibson girl
Gibson murmur
Gideon Algernon Mantell
Giemsa chromosome banding stain
Giemsa stain

Literary usage of Gibson

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Moody 19:231-2 My '16 gibson, Wilfrid Wilson Casualties; poem. ... English R 22:209 Mr '16 gibson, William Ralph Boyce From science to religion. ..."

2. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1861)
"His travelling companion, Mr. L., stopped with him; while the Commissioner and myself proceeded to Fort gibson, followed by the faithful and veracious ..."

3. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1906)
"Charles De Wolf and Josephine Elizabeth gibson; ed. at Flushing, LI, ... Dr. CB gibson, of Chicago. Most of her books were published under her maiden name; ..."

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