Blakey

[ bley-kee ]
/ ˈbleɪ ki /

noun

ArtAbdullah Ibn Buhaina, 1919–90, U.S. jazz drummer.
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Examples from the Web for blakey

  • This the guard managed all right, poor Blakey being taken 200 miles further from home.

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  • I found that Blakey had not come home, but he returned in a day or two, and said he had looked all over London for me.

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  • Then with an effect of recollecting: “No, come to think of it,” he added, “Blakey gave it to me.”

British Dictionary definitions for blakey

Blakey

/ (ˈbleɪkɪ) /

noun

Art, full name Arthur Blakey . (1919–90), US Black jazz drummer and leader of the Jazz Messengers band

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