Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of don.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of don.

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Examples

  • Obama will greet the 8000 assembled guests by telecast which will receive polite applause until John McCain dons a Hitler moustache and adds a Nazi salute sending the crowd into uproarious peals of laughter.

    Matthew Yglesias » Hinderacker: Gandhi, Mandela are Overrated

  • Anakin dons the big, black suit to hide his disfigurement from the lightsaber duels with Obi Wan.

    August 2004

  • Anakin dons the big, black suit to hide his disfigurement from the lightsaber duels with Obi Wan.

    SW Episode III "Spoilers"

  • The only diff between insurance CEOs and Mafia dons is … well, actually, there’s no diff.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 4, 2010

  • Much of the election's verve was provided by Mr. Arain and Mr. Blessed, each in his own way making the case for blowing some of the cobwebs from a university whose professors, known as dons or fellows, have clung to ancient traditions and privileges, including access to college wine-cellars with some of the best vintages and rules that prohibit all but the fellows from walking on the immaculate college lawns.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Slum powerbrokers called "dons" received government contracts for public works projects that included building clinics and schools.

    The Seattle Times

  • Slum powerbrokers called "dons" received government contracts for public works projects that included building clinics and schools.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Bowyer and Edwards 'private race within a race, the Sprint Stateline Challenge, will determine which driver's name dons a $100,000 check to the Victory Junction Gang Camp on behalf of Sprint.

    PaddockTalk Racing News

  • For more than a generation, men like Mr. Coke took charge of much of Jamaica as "dons" kingmaking political patrons, organized-crime bosses and figureheads of Kingston's neglected slums, where they distributed food and justice.

    After Jamaican Siege, a Bigger Battle

  • And everyone worries that Mr. Yanukovych and his band of Donbas-based "dons" are ruthlessly pursuing the same anti-democratic agenda that sparked the Orange Revolution of 2004.

    Ukraine's Democracy in Danger

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