Definition of Joe Louis

1. Noun. United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981).

Exact synonyms: Joseph Louis Barrow, Louis
Generic synonyms: Gladiator, Prizefighter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Joe Louis

Jody call
Jody chant
Joe's Diner
Joe's Diners
Joe Average
Joe Blake
Joe Blakes
Joe Bloggs
Joe Blow
Joe Clark
Joe College
Joe DiMaggio
Joe Louis (current term)
Joe Miller
Joe Public
Joe Schmo
Joe Schmoe
Joe Shmoe
Joe Six-pack
Joe Sixpack
Joe job
Joest bodies

Literary usage of Joe Louis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"Louis, JOE: Louis, Joe. My Life Story. Duell, 1947. ... In contrast, for reaction of his public, compare Margery Miller, Joe Louis, American (1945). ..."

2. Muhammad Ali & Company by Thomas Hauser (1998)
"He's thirty pounds heavier than Dempsey or Marciano; fifteen more than Joe Louis in his prime. Right now, the only person who can beat Mike Tyson is Mike ..."

3. Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis (2007)
"Without room to add "Barrow" on the sign-up for his first fight, he becomes Joe Louis, and eventually becomes the greatest heavyweight champion ever. ..."

4. Outlines of the History of Medicine and the Medical Profession by Henry Ebenezer Handerson, Johann Hermann Baas (1889)
"and organic combinations and substances; Chaptal ( I7.r>ir-1832), eminent as «n agricultural chemist, like JB Boussingault (born 1802); Joe. Louis Proust ..."

5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Jack Dempsey isn't; Babe Ruth isn't; Joe Louis and Douglas MacArthur ain't —George Jean Nathan, Beware of Parents: A Bachelor's Book for Children, ..."

6. Oversight of the Professional Boxing Industry: Hearing Before the Committee edited by John McCain (2000)
"Who can forget the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis, perhaps the greatest heavyweight champion in history. After owing the 1RS millions of dollars at the end of his ..."

7. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"Notable civilians buried in the cemetery include Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Louis, our 27th President William Howard Taft, and Ab- ner Doubleday, who, ..."

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