Definition of Karloff
1. Noun. United States film actor (born in England) noted for his performances in horror films (1887-1969).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Karloff
Literary usage of Karloff
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1905)
"The Colonel and his daughter go to Washington for the winter, which is also the destination of Count Karloff. Thither also goes the hero. ..."
2. The Musical World (1872)
"Nina Karloff, his very young and highly talented pupil, and Mr. Charles ... Nina Karloff was encored in Hiller's piano solo, " La truite" when she gave ..."
3. Turn of the Century: 2100 by Charlie Pedersen (2007)
"Eric commented, "Sorry sirs and Madame Karloff. I'll explain it later, but there is too much going on around the world to take any risks. ..."
4. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive! by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"CHATEAU MARMONT George Plimpton reported that he encountered Boris Karloff roaming the halls late at night when he stayed at Chateau Marmont. ..."
5. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... cinema should be Roger Gorman's The Terror, starring Boris Karloff. Bogdanovich's cynicism has come to be more visionary than ..."