Alfred Damon Runyon

noun
United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)
Syn: ↑Runyon, ↑Damon Runyon
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Damon Runyon — Born October 4, 1880(1880 10 04) Manhattan, Kansas Died December 10, 1946(1946 12 10) (aged 66) New York City …   Wikipedia

  • Damon Runyon — noun United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884 1946) • Syn: ↑Runyon, ↑Alfred Damon Runyon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author * * * Damon Runyon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Damon Runyon — (né à Manhattan (Kansas) en 1884, mort à New York en 1946), est un journaliste et un écrivain américain. Sommaire 1 Présentation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Runyon, (Alfred)Damon — Run·yon (rŭnʹyən), (Alfred) Damon. 1884 1946. American writer known for his stylized, idiomatic stories about Broadway and the New York underworld, such as “Guys and Dolls” (1931).   Run yon·esqueʹ (rŭn yə nĕskʹ) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • Runyon, (Alfred) Damon — born Oct. 4, 1884, Manhattan, Kan., U.S. died Dec. 10, 1946, New York, N.Y. U.S. journalist and short story writer. He served in the Spanish American War as a teenager. After returning to the U.S. he wrote for newspapers in the West. In 1911 he… …   Universalium

  • Runyon, (Alfred) Damon — (4 oct. 1884, Manhattan, Kan., EE.UU.–10 dic. 1946, Nueva York, N.Y.). Periodista y cuentista estadounidense. Combatió en su adolescencia en la guerra hispano estadounidense. A su regreso a los EE.UU., escribió en diversos periódicos del Oeste de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Runyon, Damon — ▪ American author in full  Alfred Damon Runyon   born Oct. 4, 1884, Manhattan, Kan., U.S. died Dec. 10, 1946, New York, N.Y.       American journalist and short story writer, best known for his book Guys and Dolls, written in the regional slang… …   Universalium

  • Runyon — noun United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884 1946) • Syn: ↑Damon Runyon, ↑Alfred Damon Runyon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Runyon —   [ rʌnjən], Alfred Damon, amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist, * Manhattan (Kansas) 4. 10. 1884, ✝ New York 10. 12. 1946; war einer der erfolgreichsten Reporter seiner Zeit. Seine zahlreichen Erzählungen stellen das New Yorker… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Runyon — [run′yən] (Alfred) Damon [dā′mən] 1884 1946; U.S. journalist & short story writer: famous for humorous, slangy accounts of colorful urban characters Runyonesque adj …   English World dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.