[hel-er] /ˈhɛl ər/
Joseph, 1923–99, U.S. novelist.
noun (pl) -ler
a monetary unit of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, worth one hundredth of a koruna
any of various old German or Austrian coins of low denomination
another word for hellion
Joseph. 1923–99, US novelist. His works include Catch 22 (1961), God Knows (1984), Picture This (1988), and Closing Time (1994)
former small coin of Austria and Germany, 1570s, from German Heller, from Middle High German haller, short for haller pfennic “penny coined in Hall” in Swabia (cf. dollar).
An energetic and aggressive person, esp one who is mischievous and menacing: He was quite a heller when young (1895+ Students)
- Joseph hooker
[hoo k-er] /ˈhʊk ər/ noun 1. Joseph, 1814–79, Union general in the U.S. Civil War. 2. Richard, 1554?–1600, English author and clergyman. 3. Thomas, 1586?–1647, English Puritan clergyman: one of the founders of the colony of Connecticut. /ˈhʊkə/ noun 1. a commercial fishing boat using hooks and lines instead of nets 2. a sailing boat […]
- Joseph I
noun 1. 1678–1711, king of Hungary 1687–1711; king of Germany 1690–1711; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1705–11 (son of Leopold I).
- Joseph II
noun 1. 1741–90, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1765–90 (son of Francis I; brother of Leopold II and Marie Antoinette). noun 1. 1741–90, Holy Roman emperor (1765–90); son of Francis I. He ruled Austria jointly with his mother, Maria Theresa, until her death (1780). He reorganized taxation, abolished serfdom, curtailed the feudal power of […]
[joh-zuh-feen, -suh-] /ˈdʒoʊ zəˌfin, -sə-/ noun 1. Empress (Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie) . 2. a female given name: derived from Joseph. /ˈdʒəʊzəˌfiːn/ noun 1. Empress, previous name Joséphine de Beauharnais; real name Marie Joséphine Tascher de la Pagerie. 1763–1814, empress of France as wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1796–1809) fem. proper name, from […]