Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Clinton, DeWitt 1769-1828. American politician who as governor of New York (1817-1823 and 1825-1828) was a principal supporter of the Erie Canal (completed 1825).
  • Clinton 1, George 1686?-1761. British naval officer and colonial administrator who served as governor of Newfoundland (1732-1741) and New York (1741-1753).
  • Clinton 2, George 1739-1812. Vice President of the United States (1805-1812) under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. As governor of New York (1777-1795) he was suspicious of centralized government and opposed New York's ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
  • Clinton, Sir Henry 1738-1795. British general in the American Revolution who was commander in chief of British forces in North America (1778-1781).
  • Clinton, Hillary Rodham Born 1947. First Lady of the United States (1993-2001) as the wife of President Bill Clinton. She was elected to the United States Senate in 2000.
  • Clinton, William Jefferson Known as "Bill.” Born 1946. The 42nd President of the United States (1993-2001). The first Democratic President since Franklin Roosevelt to be elected to a second term, his presidency was marked by economic expansion and the first balanced federal budget in thirty years. In 1999 he was impeached by the House of Representatives on perjury and obstruction of justice charges but was acquitted by the Senate on both counts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An Irish surname, the short form of McClinton
  • proper n. An English habitational surname from either of several places named "Glinton" or "Glympton".
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surnames, used since the 19th century.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • William Jefferson Clinton, b. 1946. The 42d president of the United States, from 1993-. Also known as Bill Clinton.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton, b. 1947. Attorney and wife of Bill Clinton, the 42d president of the United States.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wife of President Clinton and later a woman member of the United States Senate (1947-)
  • n. 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
  • n. United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828)
  • n. a town in east central Iowa

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Examples

  • The only way to defeat Clinton is by getting * Clinton* voters to change their minds.

    Election Central Sunday Roundup

  • Obama isn't suppressing anyone's votes, the decision was made by the DNC. the decision was agreed upon by ALL OF THE CANDIDATES, MEANING BOTH SENATOR CLINTON AND SENATOR OBAMA. the only difference now is Senator Clinton is trying to fudge on her agreement while Senator Obama is not. cythera45 wrote on January 29, 2008 6: 01 PM:

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Camp Hillary: Floridians Will Be Heard!

  • I find it amusing this CLinton troll thinks that posting polls which show Clinton failing to make any real gains in PA as amusing by failing to win in double digits (the baseline was her winning PA by 20%) is an example of moving the goalposts writ large.

    Bill: I Didn't Say Obama Camp Played Race Card On Me

  • Obama isn't suppressing anyone's votes, the decision was made by the DNC. the decision was agreed upon by ALL OF THE CANDIDATES, MEANING BOTH SENATOR CLINTON AND SENATOR OBAMA. the only difference now is Senator Clinton is trying to fudge on her agreement while Senator Obama is not.

    Camp Hillary: Floridians Will Be Heard!

  • If seating the delegation would bring rough parity between CLinton and Obama on the pledge delegate front, the supers, who will hold the balance of power, will in effect decide whether they want Obama or Clinton to be the nominee.

    Even If Hillary Got Michigan Revote, It Probably Wouldn't Affect Overall Contest Much

  • We don't lie about other commenters by calling them things "clinton II people" when they aren't and let's see what the Obama supporters have used about so-called Clinton supporters: torture promoters, war promoters, attack dogs, racists, bigots, GOP infiltrators, bozos (you just used that one, feh!), and so on.

    Zogby Poll: Obama, Huckabee Lead In Iowa ��� Hillary Sinks To Third Place

  • Regarding the robo-calls, why does the link to the MSNBC robo-call story "CLINTON CAMP'S PA ROBOCALL ATTACKS" from TPM's frontpage read "Clinton Camp Does Anti-Obama Robocall" instead of the MSNBC headline and yet somehow these two ads one quoting reputable media sources about Clinton, and the other discussing an actual substantive policy difference are called attacks by TPM.

    New Obama Ads In Pennsylvania Attack Clinton

  • They had given CLinton more of a pass on much as well. .but McC has learned lessons from the primary fights, and Clinton got away with having her camp tag the media and and LEGIT critics as being sexist and biased and in the bag for Obama and blah, blah, blah when really was NOT the case.

    CNN's Candy Crowley: Not My Role To Judge Who The Bigger Liar Is

  • I reckon all those former clinton advisors will be in fits, being forced to remember how Clinton got screwed over the first time they came across Bibi :

    BIBI BAD....

  • BILL CLINTON, FORMER U.S. PRES.DENT: I want to begin by expressing my extreme indebtedness to the Clinton global initiative to all of you who participate for giving me the first chance I have had in a week to see Hillary.

    CNN Transcript Sep 25, 2009

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