[gursh-win] /ˈgɜrʃ wɪn/
George, 1898–1937, U.S. composer.
Ira, 1896–1983, U.S. lyricist (brother of George Gershwin).
George, original name Jacob Gershvin. 1898–1937, US composer: incorporated jazz into works such as Rhapsody in Blue (1924) for piano and jazz band and the opera Porgy and Bess (1935)
his brother, Ira, original name Israel Gershvin. 1896–1983, US song lyricist, noted esp for his collaboration with George Gershwin
[gur-trood] /ˈgɜr trud/ noun 1. a slip or underdress for infants. [gur-trood] /ˈgɜr trud/ noun 1. a female given name: from Germanic words meaning “spear” and “strength.”. fem. proper name, from French, from Old High German Geretrudis, from ger “spear” + trut “beloved, dear.”
[juh-ruhn-div] /dʒəˈrʌn dɪv/ noun 1. (in Latin) a verbal adjective similar to the in form and noting the obligation, necessity, or worthiness of the action to be done, as legendus in Liber legendus est, “The book is worth reading.”. adjective 2. resembling a . /dʒɪˈrʌndɪv/ noun 1. (in Latin grammar) an adjective formed from a […]
[zher-vey; French zher-ve] /ʒɛrˈveɪ; French ʒɛrˈvɛ/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) an unsalted French cream cheese made from whole milk and cream. /ˌdʒʃzːˈveɪz/ noun 1. Ricky. born 1961, British comedian, writer, and actor; his TV series include The Office (2001–03), and Extras (2005–07) masc. proper name, French Gervais, from Old High German Gervas, literally […]
/ˈɡɛrɪən/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a winged monster with three bodies joined at the waist, killed by Hercules, who stole the monster’s cattle as his tenth labour