What does othello mean?

Definitions for othellooʊˈθɛl oʊ, əˈθɛl oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Othello(noun)

    the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who would not trust his wife


  1. Othello

    The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1603, and based on the Italian short story Un Capitano Moro by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565. The work revolves around four central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army; his wife, Desdemona; his lieutenant, Cassio; and his trusted ensign, Iago. Because of its varied and current themes of racism, love, jealousy, and betrayal, Othello is still often performed in professional and community theatres alike and has been the basis for numerous operatic, film, and literary adaptations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of othello in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of othello in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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. William Shakespeare:

    O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind farewell content Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue O, farewell Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell Othello's occupation's gone

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