What does Shakespeare mean?

Definitions for Shakespeare
ˈʃeɪk spɪərShake·speare

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Shakespeare.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Shakspere, William Shakspere, Bard of Avonnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Shakespearenoun

    Eloquent language, especially English; poetry.

  2. Shakespearenoun

    A playwright of the standing of William Shakespeare

  3. Shakespearenoun

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

  4. Shakespearenoun

    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.

Suggested Resources

  1. shakespeare

    Quotes by shakespeare -- Explore a large variety of famous quotes made by shakespeare on the Quotes.net website.

  2. shakespeare

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

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Shakespeare?

How to say Shakespeare in sign language?

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. Abdul Qadir Farookh:

    When I was very young, I studied Shakespeare in Afghan theater, he has a huge heritage and I am proud to say that I have played Shakespeare's Othello.

  2. Remy Cordonnier:

    I am not an expert myself on Shakespeare's pieces, so I wanted to have the opinion of an expert, this is why I contacted Eric Rasmussen to make sure they did not already know about the First Folio. He was actually in London working on the Shakespeare year at the British Library and agreed to come to authenticate the document.

  3. Hubert Humphrey:

    In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    He who studies MA in English Literature but fears the name Shakespeare is one who studies shadow but afraid of its statue.

  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

  1. ShakespeareShakespeareShakespeareShakespeareShakespeare

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Shakespeare#1#7050#10000

Translations for Shakespeare

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Shakespeare »

Translation

Find a translation for the Shakespeare definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Shakespeare definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Shakespeare." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 23 Sep. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Shakespeare>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Shakespeare? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
    • A. equity
    • B. staff
    • C. disguise
    • D. fancy

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Shakespeare: