What does Shakespeare mean?

Definitions for Shakespeare
ˈʃeɪk spɪərShake·speare

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Shakspere, William Shakspere, Bard of Avon(noun)

    English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)

Wiktionary

  1. Shakespeare(Noun)

    Eloquent language, especially English; poetry.

  2. Shakespeare(Noun)

    A playwright of the standing of William Shakespeare

  3. Shakespeare(ProperNoun)

    William Shakespeare, an English playwright and poet of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries

  4. Shakespeare(ProperNoun)

    His works or media adaptations of his works.

Freebase

  1. Shakespeare

    Shakespeare, a biographical and critical study of William Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess, was published in 1970. ISBN 0-7867-0972-3.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Shakespeare' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3870

How to pronounce Shakespeare?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shakespeare in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shakespeare in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Shakespeare in a Sentence

  1. Marion Cotillard:

    It's difficult for me because firstly the language is English with a particular accent and I was always afraid of not managing to pay tribute to a given text, particularly when you're talking about Shakespeare, so that for me was perhaps what intimidated me most.

  2. J.M. Barrie:

    I know not, sir whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.

  3. Vivien Leigh:

    Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That's why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    After Homer and Dante, is a whole century of creating worth one Shakespeare?

  5. Rupert Goold:

    Whatever side of the political divide you're on, you see that once the head has been cut off, chaos ensues, both in Europe but also in both political parties here, and that's what he (Shakespeare) foreshadows.

Images & Illustrations of Shakespeare

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