Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name of mostly historical use.

Etymologies

From the Ancient Greek Τῑ́μων (Tīmōn). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Timon, the hero of Shakespeare's play, _Timon of Athens_, wasted his fortune in lavish gifts and entertainments, and in his poverty was exposed to the ingratitude of those whom he had served.

    Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • BTW Love the purple outfit! nice =) timon is awesome (200 posts) on March 27, 2009 - 5: 14pm. seems to be a fan of Timon and Pumba: P .... purple outfit? em thanks lol:).

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  • The funeral for Mr. Leazer will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Chaplain Timon Davison officiating.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Timon is an Athenian whose generosity knows no bounds: certainly not, as it turns out, the bounds of his own finances.

    April Books 9) The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

  • Nor is there a strongly characterized mean schemer -- no Iago -- in Timon: "just shallow, foolish men," as a partial of summed up his reactions.

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  • Timon is not a fool around which many bookstores routinely have in stock, so caveat emptor.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • With little or no ceremony the next to last section of the original Disneyland parking lot, now known as Timon, has been closed to guests.

    Original Disneyland Parking lot now completely gone | The Disney Blog

  • Once there was a certain man called Timon, a tough customer, and a whimsical, a true son of the Furies, with a face that seemed to glare out of a thorn-bush.

    Lysistrata

  • Once there was a certain man called Timon, [447] a tough customer, and a whimsical, a true son of the Furies, with a face that seemed to glare out of a thorn-bush.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • It is not like the irony of Timon, which is but the wilful refraction of a clear mind twisting awry whatever enters it, -- or of Iago, which is the slime that a nature essentially evil loves to trail over all beauty and goodness to taint them with distrust: it is the half-jest, half-earnest of an inactive temperament that has not quite made up its mind whether life is a reality or no, whether men were not made in jest, and which amuses itself equally with finding a deep meaning in trivial things and a trifling one in the profoundest mysteries of being, because the want of earnestness in its own essence infects everything else with its own indifference.

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