Definition of Shawn

1. Noun. United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ruth Saint Denis (1891-1972).

Exact synonyms: Ted Shawn
Generic synonyms: Choreographer, Dancer, Professional Dancer, Terpsichorean



Definition of Shawn

1. Proper noun. (Irish male given name), popular in the US in the 1970s. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Irish female given name), transferred from the male name. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shawn

1. shaw [v] - See also: shaw

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shawn

Shauna
Shavaughn
Shaver's disease
Shavian
Shavian alphabet
Shavians
Shavon
Shavonne
Shavous
Shavuos
Shavuot
Shavuoth
Shaw
Shawism
Shawisms
Shawn
Shawna
Shawnee
Shawnee cake
Shawnee salad
Shawnees
Shawwal
Shay
Shaye
Shaz
Shazia
Shea
Sheandra
Shearer
Sheba

Literary usage of Shawn

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1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"Anyway one word borrowed another, an' the end av it was, shawn flailed at her ... Wud that, one word borrowed another, an' shawn stood up an' gev her the ..."

2. Journal by English Place-Name Society (1905)
"shawn Ru, the Rapparee : a Tradition of Macroom. ,, WENTY miles due west of Cork city, a stream called the ..."

3. The Practices and Procedures of the Investigating Services of the Deparment edited by Strom Thurmond (1998)
"PREPARED STATEMENT BY KENNETH AND KATHLEEN PLUNKETT, PARENTS OF shawn A. PLUNKETT, USA The action/lack of action on behalf of the US Army and personnel ..."

4. Wild Sports of the West: With Legendary Tales, and Local Sketches by William Hamilton Maxwell (1843)
"shawn a tra buoy.—Seals.—The Blind Seal. THE morning had a sullen look; Slieve More retained his nightcap ; the edge of the horizon where the ocean met the ..."

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