Definitions

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

  • Huston, John 1906-1987. American filmmaker whose works include The Maltese Falcon (1941) and The African Queen (1951). He won an Academy Award for his direction of the film Treasure of Sierra Madre (1948). His father, Walter Huston (1884-1950), won an Academy Award for his performance in that film.

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

  • n. United States film maker born in the United States but an Irish citizen after 1964 (1906-1987)

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Charlie Huston is someone whodoes over-the-top exceedingly well.

    Interview: Jack Ketchum

  • Huston is masterful at understanding the sensual wonder world of the woman.

    July « 2009 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • I hesitate to call them recurring because Huston is not afraid to alter his cast at the flick of a switchblade.

    REVIEW: My Dead Body by Charlie Huston

  • They die off left and right, as if Charlie Huston is cleaning house.

    REVIEW: My Dead Body by Charlie Huston

  • If I have to find a quibble this time around (and I do) it's in Huston's dialogue.

    REVIEW: My Dead Body by Charlie Huston

  • So it comes as no real surprise to us today to find our family stuck in Huston for the next 12 + hours on an rather extended layover.

    Family

  • But with a lead role as a New Jersey rocker in Sopranos creator David Chase's upcoming, untitled big-screen directorial debut, Huston is definitely on the road to making a name for himself.

    Cheers & Jeers: Boardwalk Empire's Man in the Iron Mask

  • Charlie Huston is guest-blogging over at Omnivoracious this week.

    January 2009

  • Charlie Huston is the author of several noir crime fiction series including the Hank Thompson Trilogy (Caught Stealing, Six Bad Things, and A Dangerous Man) and the gritty vampire noir Joe Pitt series (Already Dead, No Dominion, Half the Blood of Brooklyn, and Every Last Drop) as well as standalone novels.

    February 2009

  • And Charlie Huston is a cool New York writer who supports awesome independent bookstores like Partners & Crime.

    Already Dead

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.