Definition of John barrymore

1. Noun. United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1882-1942).

Exact synonyms: Barrymore
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of John Barrymore

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John Adams
John Addington Symonds
John Amos Comenius
John Anthony Ciardi
John Augustus Roebling
John Bach McMaster
John Bardeen
John Barleycorn
John Barrington Wain
John Barrymore
John Barth
John Bartlett
John Bernoulli
John Berry Hobbs
John Birks Gillespie
John Broadus Watson
John Brown
John Bull
John Bunyan
John Burdon Sanderson Haldane
John Burgoyne
John C. Fremont
John Cabot
John Cage

Literary usage of John barrymore

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1. Famous Actor-Families in America by Montrose Jonas Moses (1906)
"... who (1906) likewise wrote a playlet of quaint conceit called "Pantaloon," a harlequin domestic story, in which Lionel Barrymore and john barrymore both ..."

2. Seen on the Stage by Clayton Meeker Hamilton (1920)
"Those who were most intimate with john barrymore at that time will remember how earnestly he grasped this opportunity. He went into training for the part, ..."

3. Adventures in the Arts: Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville and Poets by Marsden Hartley (1921)
"... john barrymore IN PETER IBBETSON THE vicissitudes of the young boy along the vague, precarious way, the longing to find the reality of the dream—the ..."

4. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"Lionel Barrymore, brother of Ethel and john barrymore, is well-known both on the stage and as an actor in moving pictures. He made his first appearance on ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"KNOPF will publish April 22, "Resurrecting Life," poems by Michael Strange (Mrs. john barrymore) with drawings, one drawing in full color, by john barrymore ..."

6. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1921)
"This was the month, too, that Ethel and john barrymore, inspired partly no doubt by family pride, decided to present a play written by Mrs. john barrymore ..."

7. The Critic and the Drama by George Jean Nathan (1922)
"One never for a moment believes absolutely that Mr. john barrymore is Richard III; one merely agrees, for the sake of Shakespeare, who has written the play, ..."

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