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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Arthur, Chester A. Arthur, Chester Alan Arthur, President Arthur(noun)

    elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)

  2. Arthur, King Arthur(noun)

    a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot


  1. Arthur(ProperNoun)


  2. Origin: From the name of the legendary king, probably related to old artos.


  1. Arthur

    Arthur is a Canadian/American animated educational television series for children, created by Cookie Jar Group and WGBH for the Public Broadcasting Service. The show is set in the fictional American city of Elwood City, and revolves around the lives of 8-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other. There is a strong emphasis on the educational value of books and libraries as well as relationships with friends and family members. The series is often noted for dealing with social and health-related issues that affect young children, such as the death of a pet, dyslexia, and more recently cancer, Asperger syndrome and Alzheimer's disease. The television series is based on the Arthur book series, which are written and illustrated by Marc Brown. WGBH Boston along with Cinar began production of the animated series in 1994, and aired its first episode on September 2, 1996. Since its debut, the show has broadcast 190 30-minute long episodes, and its 16th season premiered on October 15, 2012. With 190 episodes, Arthur is one of the longest-running TV shows on PBS Kids, behind only Sesame Street.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. arthur

    A well-known sea game, alluded to by Grose, Smollet, and other writers.

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    Song lyrics by arthur -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by arthur on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Arthur' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3615

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Arthur' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2279

How to pronounce Arthur?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Arthur in sign language?

  1. arthur


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arthur in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arthur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Arthur in a Sentence

  1. Myrian Waeles:

    Arthur was a special duck.

  2. Former Bond Roger Moore:

    Immculate as the young Scrooge, joyous as Flash Harry, unforgettable as Arthur Daley.

  3. John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days," by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr [1965]:

    If someone is going to kill me, they are going to kill me. -- John F. Kennedy (to Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.), 1962.

  4. Jack Sramaty:

    Arthur Buckel wasn't armed on Tuesday morning when Arthur Buckel left the prison but who knows what Arthur Buckel's found.

  5. Ellen Barkinwas:

    I’m here because I’m a child of New York, i went to Hunter. I’m an actress. Who wouldn’t come out for Arthur Miller?

Images & Illustrations of Arthur

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