Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

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.

  • But the movie's title is "Beetlejuice," that's all I'm saying. Nice pic. I love Michael Keaton. :) First time I saw that movie it was halfway over and I actually asked someone "Isn't Michael Keaton supposed to be in this movie?" and they looked at me like I was dumb. (Which I kinda was.)

    February 25, 2008



  • "Here lies Betelgeuse" is on his tombstone. In the movie, when Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis first meet him they get his business card and don't know how to pronounce his name.

    February 25, 2008

  • Hmm. Well, I know there's a star called Betelgeuse, and I know that "beetlejuice" comes from it, but I wouldn't quite put it that the movie and the cartoon character are spelling it wrong. The movie's title and the title character's name are quite properly spelled "Beetlejuice." Maybe a corruption rather than a misspelling.

    February 25, 2008

  • BETELGEUSE is the correct spelling for the movie and cartoon character, Beetlejuice.

    February 25, 2008

  • " hand in armpit" through translation errors

    January 28, 2008