Definitions

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

  • Lennon, John 1940-1980. British musician and composer who was a member of the Beatles. With Paul McCartney he wrote many of the group's songs, including "I Want to Hold Your Hand” and "Ticket to Ride.”

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  • proper n. A surname, notably of John Lennon (1940–1980), one of the Beatles.
  • proper n. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.

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

  • n. English rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)

Etymologies

Anglicized from Irish Ó Leannáin ("descendant of Lover (Leannán)") and from Ó lonáin ("descendant of Blackbird (Lonán)"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • LENNON SAVES t-shirt (because Lennon does save, you know); baby yellow blanket / shawl / wrap thing

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  • THE PLAYBOY INTERVIEWS WITH JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO by John; Ono, Yoko (interviewed by David Sheff) (edited by G. Barry Golson) Lennon

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  • "Once a thing's been done, it's been done," the long-haired Lennon is saying.

    The legacy of John Lennon

  • Electrical and electronic products account for more than a fifth of U.S. copper consumption, "so just the fact that it's improving prevents the [copper] rally from stalling," said Justin Lennon, base metals analyst at trading firm Mitsui Bussan Commodities (USA) Inc., in New York.

    Copper Nears Two-Year High

  • The sloppy kind that leads to Ships of Light and Robbie Rist in Lennon specs shepherding the survivors of humanity into a soft white future filled with hi-key lighting.

    MIND MELD: If We Ran Battlestar Galactica

  • There are some good jokes in here, and Thomas Lennon is always a hoot in anything he shows up in.

    So Who Wants To Get Into Romantic Comedy? It’s Not Howard Stern….

  • His book about the FBI investigation of John Lennon is called "Gimme Some Truth."

    Uncovering The 'Truth' Behind Lennon's FBI Files

  • So the FBI, you know, was lamentably out of touch with the mainstream, not just of, you know, the radical counterculture of New York City, but you would, you know, you would think John Lennon is kind of pretty much the mainstream in 1972.

    Uncovering The 'Truth' Behind Lennon's FBI Files

  • (Soundbite of music) BIANCULLI: Let's get back to Terry's 2000 interview with historian Jon Wiener whose book about the FBI investigation of John Lennon is titled "Gimme Some Truth."

    Uncovering The 'Truth' Behind Lennon's FBI Files

  • Yoko did not sue Lennon Murphy, but sought to stop her from getting the exclusive right to the name Lennon for performance purposes.

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