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  1. Hughes, Ted Hughes, Edward James Hughesnoun

    English poet (born in 1930)

  2. Hughes, Langston Hughes, James Langston Hughesnoun

    United States writer (1902-1967)

  3. Hughes, Howard Hughes, Howard Robard Hughesnoun

    United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)

  4. Hughes, Charles Evans Hughesnoun

    United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)


  1. Hughesnoun

    derived from the given name Hugh.

  2. Hughesnoun

    A Welsh surname; a variant of Howells.


  1. Hughes

    Hughes is a city in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States. The population was 78 at the 2000 census.

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  1. sheugh

  2. heughs

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hughes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hughes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Hughes in a Sentence

  1. Molly Ringwald:

    [The John Hughes movies] were really unique and really fun and he basically got that whole teen 'thing' in a way that nobody has gotten since, except for a movie that I really love that I think is the inheritance of John Hughes, to my mind, I think 'Eighth Grade' completely gets it. Elsie Fisher's performance is incredible. I think what it really shares with the John Hughes films is the fact that it's really funny and yet it's really moving.

  2. Joan Didion:

    It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. In a nation which increasingly appears to prize social virtues, Howard Hughes remains not merely antisocial but grandly, brilliantly, surpassingly, asocial. He is the last private man, the dream we no longer admit.

  3. Judy Blake:

    As the world leader in broadband satellite networks and services, Hughes places the integrity and security of communications utilizing our equipment and services at the highest level of importance, as a matter of policy we do not publicly discuss such matters.

  4. Superintendent Ken Wallace:

    One day a few weeks ago, one of the assistants was going through a filing cabinet and found a file that had a manuscript from 'The Breakfast Club' dated Sept. 21, 1983, it's a first draft of the screenplay by John Hughes.

  5. Molly Ringwald:

    It still is my favorite of the John Hughes films.

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. tingle
    • B. ternion
    • C. muddle
    • D. mitre

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