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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Shakespeare in sign language?

  1. shakespeare

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. Ian McKellen:

    The beauty of Shakespeare is that he was so perceptive about human nature. He was so interested in the whole range of people from the top of society to the bottom and everything in between, he was so accurate in understanding our emotions ... and our motives for doing things, that he goes on being relevant.

  2. Evan Edgar:

    Education - The ability to quote Shakespeare without crediting it to the Bible.

  3. 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.

  4. Jackson Browne:

    I grew up reading Shakespeare and Mark Twain.

  5. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Images & Illustrations of Shakespeare

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