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

  • Presley, Elvis Aaron or Aron Known as "the King.” 1935-1977. American singer and actor whose numerous hit records, such as "Heartbreak Hotel,” "Hound Dog,” and "Don't Be Cruel,” and charismatic manner greatly influenced American popular culture.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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

  • n. United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)


Variant of Priestley, from Old English prēost ("priest") + lēah ("wood, clearing"). (Wiktionary)



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