Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Cagney

[kag-nee] /ˈkæg ni/
noun
1.
James, 1899–1986, U.S. film actor.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Cagney
Contemporary Examples
  • The movie also contains a scene that likely inspired Cagney impressionists to sneer, “You dirty rat!”

Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for Cagney

Cagney

/ˈkæɡnɪ/
noun
1.
James. 1899–1986, US film actor, esp in gangster roles; his films include The Public Enemy (1931), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), The Roaring Twenties (1939), and Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) for which he won an Oscar.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for cagney

Word Value for Cagney

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends