from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that is named after another.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who is named after another or for whom another is named.
- n. A person with the same name as another.
- n. A ship or a building that is named after someone or something
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One that has the same name as another; especially, one called after, or named out of regard to, another.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is named after or for the sake of another; hence, one who has the same name as another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person with the same name as another
The show's central fixture and namesake is a 22-foot-wide cartographic wonder from 2004 that's divided into four nearly identical white-on-black canvases depicting Calgary, Charleston, Kansas City and Philadelphia as geographic neighbors.
The Talaat Mustafa Group (TMG), a huge real estate conglomerate through which Mustafa made his billions, doesn't want any stockholders to worry just because the company's founder and namesake is under a death sentence.
I long again to see you all, and to know how you proceed with poor Charles, and whither my dear little namesake is likely to loose his milky treasure. —
But do you really want your kid to live the rest of his life knowing his namesake is no, not a cherished family member, but an effeminate fantasy vampire that every girl between the ages of 8 and 20 was obsessed with?
The genius of all things iconic, like the Birkin bag and its namesake, is that it is less about a label and a trend and all about the person carrying it.
Enter Saphho Ritsos, the Trust operative who, based on her namesake, is intended to be insusceptible to Cankar's irresistible manly charms - the result of him producing "eleven times as many pheromones as ordinary males."
We were pleasantly surprised to find that it was comfortable and welcoming though slightly odd - just like I hope its namesake is perceived!
The Equine Anal blog's anatomical namesake is quite apropos as a description of the vessel and the product which it delivers.
For the first weekend in about a month, we don't have to worry about a hurricane; Jeanne seems to be headed off to the north after dumping on the DR, and Karl, like his DC namesake, is off in the Atlantic spinning furiously and looking for places to innundate.
WIMBLEDON, England To understand the perennial cloud that hangs over the British sports world, one needs only to trek up Henman Hill when its namesake is playing at Wimbledon.