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Flynn

[flin]
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noun
  1. Errol,1909–59, U.S. actor, born in Tasmania.
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  • That has something to do with it certainly, but Mrs. Flynn has a mustache, and she is not a man.

    Almost A Man

    Mary Wood-Allen

  • Flynn and Jacobi, the men Peter had sent away, were radicals and agitators.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • Some of them had enunciated Bolshevist doctrines as wild as any of Flynn's or Jacobi's.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • Flynn's jaw worked and his glance passed from Jacobi to Wells.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • He voiced the opinion that either Flynn or Jacobi had brought in the liquor.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs


British Dictionary definitions for flynn

Flynn

noun
  1. Errol . 1909–59, Australian-born Hollywood actor, who was noted for his swashbuckling roles; his films included Captain Blood (1935), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), and Too Much Too Soon (1958)
  2. Rev. John . 1880–1951, founder of the Australian flying doctor service
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Word Origin and History for flynn

Flynn

surname, from Irish flann "red."

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