Definition of James dean
1. Noun. United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
Lexicographical Neighbors of James Dean
Literary usage of James dean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of by Ellery Bicknell Crane (1907)
"james dean, son of James and Sarah (Tisdale) Dean, married Sarah Packer and lived in Stoning- lon, Connecticut, had a large family of children. ..."
2. History of the State of Ohio by James Wickes Taylor (1854)
"INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF james dean. james dean, the founder of Westmoreland, New York, was no less active and influential than Samuel Kirkland, ..."
3. History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, from by Richard Anson Wheeler (1900)
"Our Stonington records show that Mr. james dean, Sr., conveyed by deed to his ... The new deal was consummated mainly by james dean, the son of John Dean, ..."