from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hitchcock, Sir Alfred Joseph 1899-1980. British director known for his suspense films, including The 39 Steps (1935), Strangers on a Train (1951), and Psycho (1960).
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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. Alfred Hitchcock, English filmmaker
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variant of hickock, for hiccup.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. English film director noted for his skill in creating suspense (1899-1980)
From Hitch + -cock as a medieval male diminutive suffix. (Wiktionary)