Definition of Sontag

1. Noun. United States writer (born in 1933).

Exact synonyms: Susan Sontag
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



Definition of Sontag

1. n. A knitted worsted jacket, worn over the waist of a woman's dress.

Definition of Sontag

1. Noun. (dated) A knitted worsted jacket, worn over the waist of a woman's dress. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sontag

1. a woman's knitted cape [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sontag

1. A knitted worsted jacket, worn over the waist of a woman's dress. Origin: So called from from Mme. Henriette Sontag, a famous singer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sontag

sons-in-law
sons-of-bitches
sons of bitches
sons of guns
sons of privilege
sons of the manse
sonse
sonses
sonship
sonships
sonsie
sonsier
sonsiest
sonsofbitches
sonsy
sontag (current term)
sontags
sonties
soo
soochong
soochongs
soodle
sooey
soogan
soogans
soogee
soogee-moogee
soogeed
soogeeing
soogees

Literary usage of Sontag

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1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"Henriette sontag singing both in Italian and German opera, and deriving, ... sontag. Beethoven could not hear her, but 'How did little sontag sing ? ..."

2. Memoirs of Karoline Bauer by Karoline Bauer (1885)
"And yet it was fair and merry, that old bygone sontag time, fair and merry as the sunny spring ... It was, in fact, spring when the so-called sontag fever, ..."

3. Memoirs of Karoline Bauer by Karoline Bauer (1885)
"And yet it was fair and merry, that old bygone sontag time, fair and merry as the sunny spring ... It was, in fact, spring when the so-called sontag fever, ..."

4. Memoirs of Karoline Bauer: From the German by Karoline Bauer (1885)
"ONCE more, ye muses, saddle me the hippogriff to ride back into the old sontag time,"lI feel inclined to say, slightly parodying old Wieland's famous lines. ..."

5. Musical Letters from Abroad: Including Detailed Accounts of the Birmingham by Lowell Mason (1854)
"Wagner— Llnd— sontag. LEIPZIG, February 28,1852. How shall we speak of this vocalist, or to whom shall we compare her ? The power of language has been ..."

6. The Musical World (1853)
"The critic, we repeat, can only adjudge the veritable sontag of 1852, ... Before we heard sontag, and while yet our fancy had the freest play in an ideal ..."

7. Memories of a Musical Life by William Mason (1901)
"... was notable, for it afforded the opportunity of hearing in quick succession three singers of world-wide reputation : Henriette sontag, Johanna Wagner, ..."

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