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

  • Guinness, Sir Alec 1914-2000. British actor known for his extraordinary range of roles. His films include The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Academy Award.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname, an Anglicization of an Irish patronymic surname based on Angus.
  • proper n. A brand of dark stout beer from Ireland, one of the most widely recognised brands of beer in the world, named for Arthur Guinness who first brewed it.
  • proper n. A serving of the beverage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of bitter stout, also called Guiness' stout.

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

  • n. a kind of bitter stout
  • n. English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)


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