[ bet-er-tuhn ]

  1. Thomas, 1635?–1710, English actor and dramatist.

Words Nearby Betterton Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Betterton in a sentence

  • Kean knew without seeing Cooke, who in turn knew from Macklin, and so back to Betterton, just what to do and how to do it.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna | Clara Louise Kellogg
  • Mrs. Saunderson became the excellent wife of the great actor Betterton.

    Haunted London | Walter Thornbury
  • Pope came up from Twickenham to see if the young man was equal to Betterton.

    Haunted London | Walter Thornbury
  • Men existed who said the same of Betterton, Garrick, and Kean.

    Ellen Terry and Her Sisters | T. Edgar Pemberton
  • Maud came this morning, and told me that Mrs Betterton had been asking her about it.

    New Grub Street | George Gissing