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English noun: Williams

1. Williams (person) United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)


SynonymsHank Williams, Hiram King Williams, Hiram Williams


Instance hypernymballad maker, singer, songster, songwriter, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

2. Williams (person) English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)


SynonymsBernard Arthur Owen Williams, Sir Bernard Williams


Instance hypernymphilosopher

3. Williams (person) United States poet (1883-1963)


SynonymsWilliam Carlos Williams


Instance hypernympoet

4. Williams (person) United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)


SynonymsTed Williams, Theodore Samuel Williams


Instance hypernymballplayer, baseball player

5. Williams (person) English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)


SynonymsRoger Williams


Instance hypernymclergyman, colonist, man of the cloth, reverend, settler

6. Williams (person) United States playwright (1911-1983)


SynonymsTennessee Williams, Thomas Lanier Williams


Instance hypernymdramatist, playwright









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