[sing-er] /ˈsɪŋ ər/
[bah-shev-is] /bɑˈʃɛv ɪs/ (Show IPA), 1904–91, U.S. novelist and short-story writer (in Yiddish), born in Poland: Nobel prize 1978.
[mer-it] /ˈmɛr ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1811–75, U.S. inventor.
a person who sings, esp one who earns a living by singing
a singing bird
an obsolete word for poet
Isaac Bashevis. 1904–91, US writer of Yiddish novels and short stories; born in Poland. His works include Satan in Goray (1935), The Family Moscat (1950), the autobiographical In my Father’s Court (1966), and The King of the Fields (1989): Nobel prize for literature 1978
Isaac Merrit. 1811–75, US inventor, who originated and developed an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1852)
early 14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from sing (v.). Old English had songer “psalm-writer,” sangere “singer, poet” (also cf. songster).
A city or region of a city with attractions that are sinful, such as gambling, prostitution, etc: Las Vegas, the Sin City (1973+)
- Isaac newton
[noot-n, nyoot-n] /ˈnut n, ˈnyut n/ noun 1. Sir Isaac, 1642–1727, English philosopher and mathematician: formulator of the law of gravitation. 2. a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 3. a city in central Kansas. 4. a city in central Iowa, E of Des Moines. 5. a male given name: a family name taken from […]
- Isaac pitman
[pit-muh n] /ˈpɪt mən/ noun 1. Sir Isaac, 1813–97, English inventor of a system of shorthand. /ˈpɪtmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (mainly Scot & Northern English) a person who works down a mine, esp a coal miner /ˈpɪtmən/ noun 1. Sir Isaac. 1813–97, English inventor of a system of phonetic shorthand (1837)
[ahy-zuh ks for 1; ee-sahks for 2] /ˈaɪ zəks for 1; iˈsɑks for 2/ noun 1. Sir Isaac Alfred, 1855–1948, Australian jurist: governor general of Australia 1931–36. 2. Jorge [hawr-hey] /ˈhɔr heɪ/ (Show IPA), 1837–95, Colombian novelist. [ahy-zuh k] /ˈaɪ zək/ noun 1. a son of Abraham and Sarah, and father of Jacob. Gen. 21:1–4. […]
- Isaac stern
[sturn] /stɜrn/ noun 1. Isaac, 1920–2001, U.S. violinist, born in Russia. 2. Otto, 1888–1969, U.S. physicist, born in Germany: Nobel prize 1943. /stɜːn/ adjective 1. showing uncompromising or inflexible resolve; firm, strict, or authoritarian 2. lacking leniency or clemency; harsh or severe 3. relentless; unyielding: the stern demands of parenthood 4. having an austere or […]