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ˈwɛb stərWeb·ster

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Webster, John Websternoun

    English playwright (1580-1625)

  2. Webster, Daniel Websternoun

    United States politician and orator (1782-1817)

  3. Webster, Noah Websternoun

    United States lexicographer (1758-1843)


  1. Websternoun

    An English occupational surname for someone who was a weaver.

  2. Websternoun

    Any of various dictionaries published under the name Webster.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Websternoun

    a weaver; originally, a female weaver

    Etymology: [AS. webbestre. See Web, Weave, and -ster.]


  1. Webster

    Webster is an American situation comedy that aired on ABC from September 16, 1983 until May 8, 1987, and in first-run syndication from September 21, 1987 until March 10, 1989. The series was created by Stu Silver. The show stars Emmanuel Lewis in the title role as a young boy who, after losing his parents, is adopted by his NFL-pro godfather, portrayed by Alex Karras, and his new socialite wife, played by Susan Clark. The focus was largely on how this impulsively married couple had to adjust to their new lives and sudden parenthood, but it was the congenial Webster himself who drove much of the plot. The series was produced by Georgian Bay Ltd., Emmanuel Lewis Entertainment Enterprises, Inc. and Paramount Television. Like NBC's earlier hit Diff'rent Strokes, Webster featured a young African-American boy adopted by a white family.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Webster

    web′stėr, n. (obs.) a weaver. [A.S. webbestre, a female weaver—webban, to weave.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Webster in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Webster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Webster in a Sentence

  1. Eddie Dawkins:

    His career speaks for itself on the track and he has been a larger-than-life character off it, together with Ethan Mitchell and Ethan Mitchell and Sam Webster Ethan Mitchell and Sam Webster formed a remarkable partnership that took Ethan Mitchell and Sam Webster to the top of the sport where Ethan Mitchell and Sam Webster dominated for several years.

  2. Police Gorden Eden:

    Officer Webster was the very best example of a life committed to public service, through his service to our country and to our community.

  3. The FBI:

    Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh was willing to become a martyr, using his U.S. military training as a weapon for ISIL. Instead, found guilty of his crimes, he is facing a lengthy incarceration.

  4. Webster County:

    If I ’m going to have people out giving citations, then I need to hold Webster County Sheriff Jim Stubbs to that higher standard as well.

  5. Police Gorden Eden:

    Officer Webster fought valiantly for his life, however, his injuries were too severe.

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